In the February ATW editorial, “Careful what you ask for,” urging US airlines to “stop whining” about unfair competition from the three Gulf carriers—Emirates, Qatar and Etihad—the editor suggests that a vital US industry sits idly by in the face of these airlines’ government subsidized expansion that is inflicting undue harm on US airlines and American jobs.  On its face, today’s international air service market may appear to be simply ...

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