AMERICAS: New open skies for US/Switzerland

The US and Switzerland have signed an enhanced Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, replacing the previous agreement signed in 1995. The new agreement includes all of the essential elements of Open Skies and adds 7th freedom rights for carriers of both countries to operate all-cargo flights to third countries without a connection to the home […]


The US and Switzerland have signed an enhanced Open Skies Air Transport Agreement, replacing the previous agreement signed in 1995. The new agreement includes all of the essential elements of Open Skies and adds 7th freedom rights for carriers of both countries to operate all-cargo flights to third countries without a connection to the home country.

The new agreement also permits Swiss airlines to be owned and controlled by nationals of any Member State of the European Union.