BREAKING NEWS

US airline CEOs ask to meet with Tillerson on Gulf carriers

NEW YORK - The CEO's of the three largest US airlines have asked to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to discuss allegations that Gulf-state subsidies are allowing Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways to expand rapidly, drive down prices and crowd out competition on key routes - accusations those carriers deny.
The chief executives of American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines Inc asked for the meeting in a letter posted online.The Obama administration convened talks on the topic but did not make the progress US airlines expected, Delta has said.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use

Read all Tweets >