A recent meeting in the USA between US Department of Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater and UK Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has signalled fresh hopes for a renegotiation of the US/UK bilateral agreement. The last in a series of discussions between the two nations over an open-skies policy, held in London in January, ended acrimoniously. UK negotiators are believed to have travelled to Washington to meet their US counterparts.

Source: Flight International