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Transport Minister Lapierre to move fast to allow U.S. airlines to fly within Canada

Transport Minister Lapierre to move fast to allow U.S. airlines to fly within Canada

Old Sep 22, 05, 9:38 pm
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[QUOTE=tcook052]TORONTO, May 3 /CNW/ - The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers urge parliament to fix the inherent problems in Canada's airline industry before implementing any 'Open Skies' agreement with the United States.


"We need to reduce the rents that are paid to the government for facility use and the savings must then be mandated to be passed on to the users," said Lefebvre. Once the rents are under control, he added then we must turn our attention to the Airport Authorities. "It is our belief that our government must reign-in the Airport Authorities and force a cost discipline upon them," said Lefebvre. "Someone needs to introduce accountability in the selection, term and mandate of these organizations.

Some very valid points!
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