The European Commission and the US government have restarted negotiations to try to establish an Open Aviation Area between the two blocs. Are you hopeful on a positive outcome? We have a system, bilateral agreements cemented in the Chicago Convention, which is 60 years old. We were flying the DC-3s, now we are flying the A380s, but our rules have not changed. Change is always difficult. However, when the situation is in such a mess [as it is now], the need for change becomes apparent. ...

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