Air Transport Assn. and IATA followed through on their promise to fight the US Dept. of Transportation's final rule on slot auctions and flight caps at New York JFK, LaGuardia and Newark announced last week (ATWOnline, Oct. 10). ATA sued FAA in US federal court to invalidate the rules and is seeking a stay on the auctions scheduled to begin in January. It said the suit "challenges FAA's claim that slots are agency property that can be leased or otherwise disposed of under FAA's general ...

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