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336 OR BUST, SAYS DOJ

U.S. Justice Dept. recommended that competitors of AA and BA receive 336 slots at Heathrow as a condition of the pair's receiving antitrust immunity from the DOT for their long-delayed alliance. DOJ, which does not have authority to block the code-sharing partnership, told DOT: "The proposed alliance should not be approved unless it is significantly restructured," with antitrust carveouts of hub-to-hub routes Dallas-London and Chicago-London. …

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