As European Commission VP-Transport Jacques Barrot was touting last week's tentative open skies agreement with the US and telling a London audience yesterday that the UK would enjoy "the biggest gains" if the deal is ratified, British Airways claimed it is "significantly imbalanced in favor of the US" and urged the Transport Council "not to sell Europe short." Barrot also revealed that terms covering the environment are included in the deal, an addition from the November 2005 agreement that ...

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