Southwest To Push For Slot Sales In AA-US Airways Merger

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 5:56 PM EST) -- Southwest Airlines Co. won permission Thursday to weigh in on the government's challenge of American Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc.'s merger, to argue that the carriers should be required to sell slots at airports in New York and Washington, D.C., if the deal is permitted.

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly signed off on Southwest's request to file an amicus brief in the case after the U.S. Department of Justice and the airlines agreed to let the budget carrier participate.

Southwest told the court that...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.