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Air Transport and the Law of Investment

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
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Abstract

Investment in airlines, airline fleets and other resources is a key driver of air transport. The Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) issued a statement accusing the government of the United Arab Emirates of investing in Dubai International Airport, implying that it was a subsidy granted to Emirates Airlines and that such an act flouted the “fair and equal opportunity to compete” clause in the open skies agreement between the United States and the UAE. The Fact Sheet in the public domain provided by the Department of State says about open skies:

Keywords

Home Base Level Playing Field International Civil Aviation Organization Federal Aviation Administration National Competitiveness 
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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
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  1. 1.Global Aviation Consultancies Inc.MontrealCanada

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