New York Times: U.S. Airlines Face Uphill Struggle Against Mideast Rivals

Jad Mouawad – December 14, 2015


A rival group of smaller airlines and major air cargo companies came together recently to oppose any attempt to review open skies agreements.

“It’s important to realize this isn’t the United States against the U.A.E. and Qatar, it is three U.S. airlines who favor protectionism over competition,” the top executives of JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines, FedEx and Atlas Air wrote in a recent opinion column for The Hill.

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