The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted American Airlines a 60-day extension for its Los Angeles-Tokyo Haneda service, and has taken the unusual step of naming Hawaiian Airlines’ proposed Kona-Haneda route as a back-up if American does not fulfill the terms of the initial award. With this decision, DOT dismissed Delta Air Lines’ objections to American’s proposed service. Delta earlier this year surrendered its slots at Haneda, which it used for Seattle ...

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