US Dept. of Transportation tentatively approved transatlantic antitrust immunity for six SkyTeam members--Air France, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Northwest Airlines, Alitalia and CSA Czech Airlines--nearly four years after Delta and Northwest first petitioned DOT to allow the alliance. After an initial denial, they reapplied last June with a substantially revised agreement (ATWOnline, June 29, 2007). Currently, DL has antitrust immunity with AF, Alitalia and CSA while NWA enjoys immunity with ...

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