U.S., E.U. Butt Heads Over Air Agreement

Law360, New York (January 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A U.S. delegation is in Brussels this week in hopes of finally negotiating an agreement with European Union officials to liberalize the transatlantic air travel market, which the two parties have wrangled over for more than three years.

The group of U.S. government and airline industry officials, led by Deputy Assistant of State for Transportation Affairs John Byerly, will meet with E.U. officials on Thursday and Friday to further discuss the much debated U.S.-E.U. Air Transport Agreement.

The meetings come one month after the U.S. Department...
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