After years of contentious negotiations, representatives from the US and EU enjoyed a bit of ceremony yesterday--and looked ahead--as the open skies agreement reached in March was signed at a Washington event attended by Europe's VP-Transport Jacques Barrot, EU Council President Wolfgang Tiefensee, US Transportation Secretary Mary Peters and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. While Peters touted the "lower-priced and more accessible air travel" and "healthy competition" expected to result ...

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