Viewpoint: Keep Air Transport Out Of U.S.-EU Trade Talks

By Edward Wytkind
Source: AWIN First

The decisions our government makes in the TTIP talks will impact the future of U.S. airline passengers and jobs as well as the competitive positioning of our nation’s air carriers that are waging a tense battle in a highly competitive global aviation industry. This is a no-brainer—keep aviation out of TTIP negotiations.

[Wytkind is the president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, which represents 33 unions in the aviation, rail, highway, transit, trucking, longshore and maritime sectors.]

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