Foreign ownership regulations will be the primary focus of the next round of US-EU open skies talks, but the US is not likely to consider giving cabotage rights to EU carriers, the Americans' lead negotiator said yesterday. US State Dept. Deputy Asst. Secretary-Transportation Affairs John Byerly said the second round of negotiations, which the recently agreed "first-step" accord mandates take place next year (ATWOnline, May 1), will hinge on easing foreign control restrictions. "It's ...

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