The NAFTA Free Trade Model

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne


With such models as the Trans Pacific Partnership being negotiated between the United States and Pacific countries the concept of free trade agreements are of relevant to the subject of air transport. Although open skies agreements allow market access between signatory countries, air transport has not featured prominently in free trade agreements. An example is the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which has not allowed air transport to be included in the context of the three partners United States, Canada and Mexico, it is relevant to consider the model from an academic point of view.


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

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