EU ministers approve delayed Open Skies pact

21.12.2012                      08.Tewet. 5773

Luftfahrt:

EU ministers approve delayed Open Skies pact

Aviation pact between European Union and Israel approved despite upcoming Israeli election.

The council of European Union transportation ministers approved the new "Open Skies" aviation pact between the EU and Israel yesterday in Brussels, even though Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz canceled his trip for the signing. Katz announced last week he would not go to Brussels due to what he called the impropriety of taking a major action when a new Knesset is to be elected next month, followed by the formation of a new government….