Politico: New Open Skies Group Argues Fight Isn’t Just About Big 3 And Gulf Carriers
Jennifer Scholtes – August 8, 2015
A newly-formed group that contains some U.S. airlines — called U.S. Airlines for Open Skies — want knownthat the fight over Open Skies isn’t just between U.S. carriers and Persian Gulf airlines. “There’s a wide swath of American aviation interests, as well as business interests, who do not support what’s being suggested hereby Delta, American and United,” Rush O’Keefe, senior vice president and general counsel for FedEx Express, said on a conference call with reporters this afternoon. “And it’s often cast that way — as these three versus those three.