US Airways, Delta Airport Slot Swap Still On DOJ's Radar

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Federal antitrust regulators said Tuesday they would still investigate Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways Inc.'s proposed swap of takeoff and landing slots at two major East Coast airports, despite federal transportation officials' green-lighting of the deal between the two airlines.

The deal, to which the U.S. Department of Transportation gave final approval Friday, allows US Airways to trade 132 slot pairs — each consisting of one takeoff slot and one landing slot — at New York's LaGuardia Airport to Delta, in exchange for 42...
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