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Last August, Delta Air Lines and US Airways proposed a swap of arrival and departure slots between Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, and LaGuardia Airport, in New York City. This swap would concentrate each of the airlines’ schedules — US Air would gain more gravitas at Reagan National and Delta could build up their service at LaGuardia in New York.
After a back and forth with the FAA, Delta and US Airways have issued a counterproposal to the FAA’s conditions for this swap. It doesn’t protect consumers’ interests.