The EU Member States and the US sign a new cooperation agreement in the air transport sector

"New EU-US cooperation agreement in air transport"*I. Introduction On 30 April 2007, the long awaited EU-US air transport agreement was signed at the EU-US summit in Washington after its approval at the EU Transport Council on 22 March 2007. This so-called first stage agreement will be applied on a provisional basis as of 30 March 2008 [1]. Shortly thereafter, negotiations on a second stage agreement aiming for full transatlantic air transport liberalization will begin. The agreement that has already been signed will open up the most important international air transport market in the world in terms of revenues generated and passengers carried. It authorizes all US and EU airlines to fly between any city in the European Union and any city in the United States; to operate without

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Michael Gremminger, The EU Member States and the US sign a new cooperation agreement in the air transport sector, 30 April 2007, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 36178

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