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  4/21/2013, Iyar 11, 5773

Lapid: 'Open Skies' will Generate 10,000 more Jobs


Finance Minister Yair Lapid responded to the protests of Israeli airlines against 'Open Skies' concerned its proposed airline competition from Europe will drive them to bankruptcy and the dismissal of 30,000 employees, "The new opportunities presented by Open Skies will, on the contrary, generate, according to expert opinions some 10,000 more aviation jobs, in addition to giving the economy a tremendous push forward."