Delta Air Lines is buying six slot pairs at slot-constrained London Heathrow Airport from joint-venture partner Air France-KLM, the Atlanta-based airline’s executives said on Oct. 14. Delta had been leasing the six slot pairs, but will now own them outright, president Ed Bastian told analysts during the company’s third-quarter earnings call. “We already operate the slot pairs at Heathrow,” CEO Richard Anderson added. “They are slots that we have leased for a ...

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