US Dept. of Transportation yesterday issued a tentative ruling allowing Swiss International Air Lines, LOT Polish Airlines and TAP Portugal to receive the same antitrust immunity already enjoyed by European Star Alliance members Lufthansa, SAS and Austrian Airlines. DOT also expanded the immunity between United Airlines and Air Canada to cover cooperation on all of the two carriers' international operations. In its show-cause order, DOT "tentatively concluded that the proposed alliance was ...

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