The US government has told US airlines that US secretary of state Rex Tillerson will finalize an agreement with Qatar on Jan. 30 in which state-owned Qatar Airways will commit to be more financially transparent and declare that it has no plans to operate fifth freedom flights to the US. The anticipated accord comes after the State Department in December told US airlines it will not formally reopen negotiations on Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar, but ...

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