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Open Skies over Heathrow

K G Kumar While the Gulf war may have dealt a body blow to some international airlines, the industry worldwide is now on the upswing, with more flights, fare cuts, better and flashier service and all-round unabashed wooing of passengers in the offing, especially across the Atlantic FOR the airline industry worldwide, the Gulf war wava cash-crunching nightmare. That scary period is now past and in Europe and the US air travel shows signs of picking up. But for trans-Atlantic air travel in general and British aviation in particular, the immediate post-war months seem to have blown up gusty winds of change. These have made some airlines gleeful, while one big name, British Airways (BA), is none too happy.

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