Airlines, their passengers and the air cargo market will be far worse off if the industry retreats into protectionism after 40 years of air transport liberalization, the head of the Arab Air Carriers’ Organization (AACO) warned Tuesday. Speaking in Cairo at the AACO’s 51st AGM Nov. 6, secretary general Abdul Wahab Teffaha said that “leaps in development” by the global air transport industry occurred in tandem with the adoption of liberal policies that eased or ...

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