Southwest Airlines said it has been provisionally approved for 27 new slot pairs at Washington National Airport (DCA). The gains are part of the divestiture of DCA slot pairs agreed to by American Airlines and US Airways as part of settling the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) antitrust lawsuit against the carriers’ merger. That settlement called for the divestiture of 52 slot pairs at DCA by American-US Airways. JetBlue Airways has said it has been provisionally approved for 12 new ...

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