American Airlines and United Airlines, the only US carriers permitted to operate to London Heathrow, are backing adoption of a tentative US-EU open skies accord, on which EU transport ministers are scheduled to vote today, even though it could hurt them in the London market. "More airlines flying to Heathrow by definition can't be good for someone flying into Heathrow now," AA Chairman and CEO Gerard Arpey conceded yesterday at the JP Morgan Aviation and Transportation Conference, available ...

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