Led by United Airlines, the big three US carriers have embarked on yet another campaign against the three major Gulf carriers. This time their specific target is Air Italy, the Italian carrier that is 49% owned by Qatar Airways and which is expanding its transatlantic services with routes such as Milan to New York, Miami and Los Angeles. United, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines claim this is a violation of the US-Qatar Open Skies agreement, an argument that is transparently without ...

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