Air France-KLM Group Chairman and CEO Jean-Cyril Spinetta urged US and EU negotiators to accept "a certain degree of realism" and not get diverted by "tricky" issues such as cabotage in pursuing a proposed transatlantic Open Aviation Area. Speaking at ATW's Winning Strategies conference in Washington yesterday, Spinetta stated that both AF and KLM "remain committed in the longer term to the broad concept of an [OAA] where every carrier licensed and established in the EU and US is able to ...

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