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Spirit Wins Ex-Southwest Slots At Newark Airport

Spirit Airlines has won 16 peak-hour runway timings (or slots) at New York's Newark Airport. Spirit Airlines faced down competition from JetBlue for all 16 slots and Alaska Airlines for four of the slots. But the US Department of Transportation (DOT) found that Spirit Airlines was best able to provide competition with all 16 timings, consistent with the Department of Justice's original competition remedy. The 16 slots will allow Spirit Airlines to offer eight services a day in and out… ( More...

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Richard Woollams 1
Great. The garbage airline gets more slots. Just what Newark needs.


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