Delta and US Airways receive tentative DOT approval for their slot transfer agreement

Delta Air Lines (Atlanta) and US Airways (Phoenix) yetsterday issued the following statement:

“Delta Air Lines and US Airways welcome the decision by the Department of Transportation to tentatively approve the proposed slot transaction at New York-LaGuardia and Washington-Reagan National airports. Upon final approval we intend to move forward with the plan, as conditioned by the department, which will enhance competition and allow the airlines to improve service, consumer choice, modernize facilities and create jobs at both airports.”

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