Openskies News

OpenSkies links up with SNCF

OpenSkies links up with SNCF

5th Apr 2011 Airline News

OpenSkies has signed a deal with French national railway SNCF to expand the existing TGV Air partnership. Under the terms of the arrangement travellers from New York and Washington DC on OpenSkies will be offered connections to 14 major French cities via Paris Orly Airport.

United States celebrates 100 Open Skies agreements

United States celebrates 100 Open Skies agreements

1st Apr 2011 Press Release Airline News

Officials in the United States are celebrating the signing of 100 Open Skies agreements with nations around the world. The milestone was reached with the implementation of an agreement with Israel, which came into force earlier this week.

Japan gears up for aviation boom

Japan gears up for aviation boom

22nd Oct 2010 Airline News

Japan’s transport ministry has granted antitrust immunity for Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways to cooperate with partners on U.S. flights, paving the way for deals that may cut costs and boost sales. Meanwhile, Tokyo’s Haneda airport has opened a new runway and passenger terminal, as the capital sets its sights on becoming an Asian aviation hub.

EU signs second Open Skies deal with US

EU signs second Open Skies deal with US

25th Jun 2010 Airline News

European Union transport ministers have signed a second Open Skies deal with the United States at a meeting in Luxemburg. The move is designed to reduce barriers to the foreign ownership of airlines, and could be worth over €12 billion to the European economy.

EU-US sign second Open Skies aviation agreement

EU-US sign second Open Skies aviation agreement

26th Mar 2010 Press Release Airline News

The European Union and United States last night agreed in principal on a second Open Skies deal, ostensibly allowing airlines to take larger stakes in their transatlantic competitors. However, while the EU has been quick to support the proposal, America has been more reticent in endorsing the project.

OpenSkies to launch new route

OpenSkies to launch new route

10th Feb 2010 Airline News

BA’s all-business European subsidiary OpenSkies will launch a new route from its Paris base to Washington DC in May. The new route – which launches on May 3 – is the airline’s second after Paris Orly to New York – Newark.