Media

Sep 20
2017

Airlines’ greed could be big problem for travelers and economy

“Open Skies agreements have, for years, been instrumental in growing the U.S. travel industry, creating competition among airlines and providing more flight options for American travelers. It also brings increased revenue from international visitors to American cities.”

Sep 20
2017

Experts: Open Skies debate a hot issue Orlando needs to heed

Gulf carriers are an asset to Central Florida’s growth in travel.

Sep 20
2017

EDITORIAL: Don’t Let US majors chip away at Open Skies

“Open Skies has become a model around the world for air service liberalization. The positive impact that liberalization has on aviation markets is huge and measurable.”

Jul 14
2017

Emirates supports U.S. jobs

“Dubai airline Emirates supported more than 104,000 American jobs and contributed $21.3bn in revenue to the US economy in 2015, according to a new study.”

Jul 14
2017

For Minnesota, Open Skies means U.S. jobs

“…In Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District, FedEx employs more than 1,500 team members. These jobs, and the local businesses relying on our supply routes to sell their products, would be jeopardized if we start dismantling our Open Skies agreements.”

Jun 30
2017

Victory For Open Skies Is A Victory For Flyers

“In order for our economy to remain globally competitive, the U.S. needs to remain an attractive, welcoming destination for international visitors and maintain a safe, modern aviation system. Time and again, the Big Three have wrongly claimed that the Gulf carriers steal their business and sideline American jobs.”

Jun 06
2017

Smaller U.S. airlines support Open Skies

“Although the three largest US carriers are stepping up their lobbying efforts with the new administration to curtail Gulf carriers’ access to the US, the CEOs of two smaller US airlines are resolute in their continuing support for US open skies policy.”

Mar 21
2017

Donald Trump should protect this hidden export

“For almost two years, the agreements have come under malicious attack from the Big Three domestic airlines (American, Delta and United) and their unions in an effort to suppress competition from foreign carriers. Rolling back Open Skies would be sheer economic madness.”

Mar 18
2017

FedEx supports Open Skies

“Open Skies thus allows airlines to deliver more efficient and cost-effective service to American consumers, businesses and the U.S. government, including the military.”