US House of Representatives' New York and New Jersey delegations wrote a letter to House leaders expressing "outrage" at the US Dept. of Transportation's final rule on slot auctions and flight caps at New York JFK, LaGuardia and Newark announced last month (ATWOnline, Oct. 16). Lawmakers charged that the DOT plan is an "illegal and untested auction scheme" that will not mitigate congestion at the crowded airports and will force DOT to spend taxpayer money to defend multiple lawsuits. They ...

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