A new era in transatlantic airline competition started this week as the US-European Union Open Skies agreement came into force.

Much of the action was centred around London Heathrow, as Delta Air Lines, US Airways, Continental and Northwest Airlines gained access to the airport for the first time.

In this video report, Delta and Air France discuss their Transatlantic joint venture, the prospect for further route expansion, and their plans for service enhancements, including the introduction of a premium economy class at Air France.

Source: Airline Business