WASHINGTON, DC - Business Travel Coalition today published a new edition of BTC Radio. Our guest is Mr. Tom Engle, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Engle is one of the most respected aviation policy leaders in Washington. Our 20-minute discussion will focus on the genesis of U.S. Open Skies (OS) policy, the key elements of OS agreements with 120 countries, including the so-called Freedoms, and what OS policy has meant for commercial and cargo carriers.
Today’s show can be listened to at http://btcnews.co/2o7AUCD.
Our guest on next Friday’s show will be Mr. John Byerly, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs at the U.S. State Department. We will (1) discuss the overlap of OS policy, antitrust immunized airline alliances and the critical requirement for robust domestic and international new entry and (2) drill down on the unique competitive advantages that airlines from around the world possess and benefit from