US Dept. of Transportation yesterday announced a grant of transatlantic antitrust immunity to SkyTeam partners Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, Air France, CSA Czech Airlines, Alitalia and KLM, upholding a tentative approval issued last month (ATWOnline, April 11). The six now will be able to "coordinate their transatlantic fares, services and capacity as if they were a single carrier in these markets, subject to certain conditions," DOT said, adding that the approval is unrelated to ...

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