Open skies could be on the horizon for airlines serving the
Negotiators for the two countries agreed during two days of
talks in San Francisco to implement an open-skies regime for air
They also agreed to continue talks next year on an open regime
for passenger service.
Typically, open skies means two governments agree to allow any
number of each other's airlines to fly between their two countries,
with no restrictions on routes, fares or frequencies.
The U.S. has negotiated a number of such arrangements with
European trading partners, but progress has been slower in the