Blue Sky policy no guarantee of increased trade, tourism


More coordinated policies needed to realize benefits of bilateral agreements, say experts.

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt proclaimed 2013 as a record year for Canada’s Blue Sky Policy, but Canada’s airline industry says passenger surcharges and visa requirements are two factors limiting the success of the much-touted bilateral air agreements. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED : Friday, April 4, 2014 10:19 PM

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