CAPA: EU talks with Qatar and UAE are wider in scope and potential ramification than the US

    CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Gulf-EU open skies: US dispute, fifth freedom and EU negotiations’, stated EU talks involving Qatar and the UAE are wider in scope and potential ramification than with the US. Qatar and the UAE need more market access in the tightly held European markets, whereas the US was always most unlikely to roll back open skies agreements. European aviation’s relations with the State of Qatar are also changing due to the astute strategy of Qatar Airways, with its investments in Europe. [more – CAPA Analysis]