A motion filed by American Airlines with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) that would alter how airlines schedule their routes to Cuba has generated backlash from rivals Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airways. In a Sept. 28 filing with the DOT, Dallas/Fort Worth-based American requested the removal of US gateway conditions that apply to all US-Cuba frequencies and prevent carriers from switching route allocations between US cities to match demand. American wrote in the filing that ...

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