The US Department of Transportation (DOT) said it will allow Delta Air Lines to retain rights to a Seattle-Tokyo Haneda slot pair, but warned it will reallocate the slot pair to American Airlines if Delta fails to operate the route daily year-round. In a tentative ruling, DOT decided to keep the disputed slot pair with Delta instead of moving it to American or Hawaiian Airlines, which had both asked for the slot pair, arguing that Delta was squandering it by not operating it regularly over ...

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