UK Secretary of State for Transport Geoff Hoon yesterday urged President Barack Obama's administration to commit to completing a Stage 2 open skies agreement by June 2010 "with the headline objective of liberalizing all foreign ownership in airlines to give European and American carriers a bigger home market and the ability to operate like any other competitive international company." Speaking to the International Aviation Club in Washington, Hoon said the existing national regulatory ...

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