American Airlines will cease operations at London Gatwick when it shifts its daily Dallas/Fort Worth flight to Heathrow on April 13. It has served LGW for 26 years. AA did not disclose how much it paid for its newest LHR slot pair, but Continental Airlines recently stated it spent $209 million for four pairs at the airport (ATWOnline, March 5). AA currently operates three daily flights to/from LGW--two to/from DFW and one to/from Raleigh Durham. One DFW flight and the RDU service will move ...

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