Air France will abandon its daily London Heathrow-Los Angeles International service launched when the EU-US open skies agreement came into force on March 30 and opened LHR to flights to/from the US to all EU and US carriers. Until then, Europe's busiest transatlantic airport was the exclusive preserve of British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, American Airlines and United Airlines (ATW, March 2008). AF was the first EU carrier to take advantage of open skies and launch operations to the US ...

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