CHICAGO -- The U.S. and Italy signed an open skies accord that will
permit unrestricted airline access between the two countries.
Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater and Tiziano Treu, minister
of transport and navigation for Italy, signed the agreement here
during the Aviation in the 21st Century -- Beyond Open Skies
In addition, the DOT on Dec. 3 granted antitrust immunity to an
alliance between Northwest Airlines, Alitalia and KLM Royal Dutch