Dubai airline Emirates rejects Delta apology over 9/11 comments

February 19, 2015 5:28 PM

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Dubai airline Emirates rejects Delta apology over 9/11 comments

DUBAI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An increasingly bitter trade row between U.S. and Gulf airlines deepened on Thursday when Dubai's Emirates rejected a Delta Air Lines apology for remarks perceived as linking Gulf carriers with the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States in 2001.

Relations have deteriorated since a group of U.S. airlines compiled a dossier claiming that major Gulf carriers had received $40 billion in subsidies and urged the U.S. government to renegotiate or scrap an Open Skies trade pact.

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