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Emirates chief sees scant benefit from EU-level aviation deals

Flying rights in the mandates for Qatar and the UAE are more restrictive than those for Asean, says an EU source

MR CLARK: He said that he had not seen the mandate and therefore could be wrong, 'but we have a very high bar, and I guess the government and the airlines would be interested to know how the mandate would improve that'.


THE chief of Dubai-based airline Emirates expressed doubts on Monday that a European Union (EU)-level aviation agreement with the United Arab Emirates would improve on the existing deals the Gulf country has with most EU countries.

In June, European member states gave the...