European Commission VP-Transport Siim Kallas said that Asia/Pacific and Middle East airlines are regularly outperforming European and US rivals, driving the need for EU and US regulators to focus more intently on improving their airlines' long-term ability to compete globally. Speaking Tuesday in Washington at the EU Forum on Transatlantic Aviation Competitiveness, Kallas said that while Europe's airlines' return on invested capital in 2010 was better than in 2008 and 2009, ...

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