If the CEOs of American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines get their way, US Congress will hold yet another set of hearings this year on the seemingly never-ending quarrel over the US Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. This time, the focus of the dispute--at least on the surface—is tiny Italian carrier Air Italy. The privately-owned, Milan-based carrier was formerly branded Meridiana; operates14 aircraft (three of those, being Boeing 737 MAX 8s, ...

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