Fewer than 10 days remain before transport ministers of the 27 EU member states cast their votes on the EU-US open skies draft agreement and speculation is rife on whether the UK will exercise its right to veto the deal. Last week, UK Transport Secretary Douglas Alexander said he would push for a more balanced agreement, specifically on the thorny issue of foreign ownership and control of US airlines. The UK's main carriers are divided on the matter. Virgin Atlantic Airways and British ...

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