The UAE and U.S. governments are “committed” to the Open Skies agreement, the head of a Washington-based business council said, as American and Gulf-based airlines continue to row over the former’s claims that their Middle East rivals had received massive unfair subsidies over the past decade.
There is nothing about subsidies written in Open SkiesDanny Sebright, President of the U.S.-UAE Business Council
Working both ways
These sharp declines in bookings have already resulted in service cuts and more are expected if the government doesn’t take action, which means further loss of American jobsJill Zuckman, chief spokeswoman for the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies lobby group
The finale is what I call a ‘soft landing’ where both sides get something out of thisDanny Sebright, President of the U.S.-UAE Business Council