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The debate over reversing U.S. aviation Open Skies policy is heating up as major U.S. airline CEOs met with Obama Administration officials recently to push a proposal that would block foreign airline new entry. Those very airlines fought hammer and tongs for access to foreign markets through Open Skies agreements. Now that they have their antitrust immunized global alliances, coveted access to foreign markets and consolidated domestic industry, these airlines want to close down the U.S. market to foreign carriers with no regard for consumers or  airports in the U.S. that have lost air service and robust competition due to consolidation and communities around the world that have benefited from liberalized aviation agreements with the U.S. Please find information on this page that helps illuminate this issue.

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The U.S. government is seeking comments from the public on this controversy. A docket has been established at http://1.usa.gov/1HfuC5t.


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