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Gulf airlines are grabbing US carriers' traffic: study

US airlines want govt to block Gulf carriers from adding new flights
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 05:50

CLIP THOSE WINGS: The loss of customers is a key argument of the US carriers in their claims that Emirates, Qatar Airways (above) and Etihad are using US$42 billion in government subsidies to compete unfairly.


PERSIAN Gulf carriers expanding rapidly in the US are diverting passengers from Delta, American and United instead of attracting new travellers as they have said, according to a study by a group representing the US airlines.

The loss of those customers is a key argument of

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