WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and United Kingdom on Wednesday reached a deal on a new open skies aviation agreement to govern air travel after Britain exits the European Union, the UK government said.
The UK said in a statement the deal "will guarantee the continuation of the vital transatlantic routes used by tens of millions of passengers a year, ensuring people can continue to travel easily between the UK and US and maintaining choice and good value travel."
Without a deal, U.S. airline ownership rules could have posed an issue for some UK carriers.
(Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Peter Cooney)
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Updated Date: Nov 29, 2018 05:05:21 IST