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Washington, D.C. – In response to Emirates’ planned fifth freedom route from Dubai to Newark through Athens, the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies issued the following statement: “By flagrantly violating its Open Skies agreement with the United States at the start of the Trump administration, Emirates is throwing down ...
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The subsidization of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar airlines by the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar is harming carriers in Southeast Asia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Australia, the Philippines and others, according to a release issued this week by the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies. “Subsidized Gulf ...
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The Machinists Union (IAM) continues to oppose Delta on key issues that affect jobs at U.S. airlines. This week the IAM issued a call to action for its 600,000 members to support a full reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. The Machinists union claims the Bank’s loan guarantees “...create U.S ...
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Gulf carriers have effectively conceded they have received tens of billions of dollars in subsidies and other benefits from their governments. That’s just part of what the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies revealed Monday in its 400-page response to the U.S. Department of Transportation that disproves statements to the ...
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Gulf airlines heavily subsidized by their governments are causing a potentially devastating economic impact to U.S. markets. That’s what a report issued by expert industry economist Bill Swelbar Wednesday found as a result of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways shifting passengers away from U.S. carriers without generating new demand ...