The EU, which hopes to jumpstart transatlantic open skies negotiations this week in meetings with US officials in Brussels, said yesterday that it plans to seek a separate open skies accord with Canada. The European Commission said an EU-Canada deal "may generate consumer benefits of at least $94 million through lower fares and could create 3,700 jobs in the first year." Canada currently has separate bilateral agreements with 17 EU member states, accords the EC said are in conflict with ...

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