The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused United Airlines of “unlawfully seeking to maintain a monopoly” at Newark International Airport (EWR) and filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against the carrier. The lawsuit, filed in a US federal court in Newark Nov. 10, seeks to prevent United from acquiring 12 slot pairs from Delta Air Lines at EWR. Delta had agreed to lease those slot pairs to United in exchange for leasing 12 year-round slot pairs (plus some seasonal ...

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