The European Union (EU) and Qatar have finalized negotiations on a “comprehensive air services agreement” aimed at ensuring transparency and fair competition between the Gulf nation and the 28-country bloc. The draft agreement, which has been in the works for more than eight years, was reached Feb. 5. A formal initialing of the draft will take place soon, then it will go to the individual nations of the European bloc for their assent. Final agreement is likely to take more than ...

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