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Apr 16, 2007

U.S., China Near Open Skies Pact Department of Transportation today confirmed Transportation Secretary Mary Peters' comments that the United States is seeking to conclude a new Open Skies agreement with China by May. Apr 13, 2007

Hill staffers discuss timing of FAA reauthorization bill Three Hill staffers recently spoke on the status and timing of the FAA reauthorization legislation. The Republican chief of staff for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expects the committee will have a bill to the House floor no later than June. The Republican staff director for the Senate aviation subcommittee said the Senate should have a bill completed even sooner. Apr 10, 2007

European Commission will allow the Italian government to grant startup aid for new domestic and European air routes from airports in the Puglia region of southeast Italy. The measure will last three years and provides for a total of a[logical not]63 million ($84.3 million) to...

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