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Go ahead by European Council to EU-USA talks to extend lease agreements for aircraft and transport
Brussels, Belgium - The negotiations with the US will be conducted by the Commission
The European Council yesterday gave the Commission the go-ahead to negotiate a clarification to the EU-United States air transport agreement to remove any time limit on the possibilities for airlines to lease aircraft along with their crew. Leasing an aircraft with its crew, known as "wet-leasing", makes it easier for airlines to open new routes and to respond to, for example, seasonal demand for tourist...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency