American Airlines: US-Brazil open skies agreement to pave way for LATAM JV

22 May, 2018

American Airlines SVP Nate Gatten responded (22-May-2018) to the finalisation of the US-Brazil open skies agreement, stating: "We applaud the US Departments of State and Transportation and the Brazilian Ministry of Transport for taking this important step to enhance the US-Brazil aviation relationship". He said the agreement will pave the way for the US Department of Transportation's approval of American Airlines' proposed JV with LATAM Airlines Group. The JV will cover all travel between the US and Canada and Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. [more - original PR]