January 30, 2018
For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea Christianson; achristianson@hamiltonps.com; (202) 617-3888

Statement on State Department Open Skies Understanding

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Airlines for Open Skies Coalition issued the following statement after the announcement of an Understanding resulting from the latest U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue:

“In reaching this Understanding, we appreciate the Administration’s strong support for maintaining the global framework of U.S. Open Skies Agreements, which will continue American aviation leadership and economic growth.”

U.S. Airlines for Open Skies (USAOS) is a coalition of four U.S. passenger and cargo carriers – Atlas Air Worldwide, FedEx, Hawaiian Airlines, and JetBlue Airways – in support of the United States’ Open Skies agreements, which promote U.S. jobs and economic growth.