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American Airlines loses challenge to Delta's right to airport slots in EU court

By Natalie McNelis
  • 16 Dec 2020 06:58
  • 16 Dec 2020 06:58

American Airlines has lost its appeal against a European Commission decision granting Delta Air Lines permanent rights to slots at the London Heathrow and Philadelphia airports that it obtained as a condition of American Airlines’ 2013 merger with US Airways.

The EU’s lower-tier General Court held that the commission wasn't wrong

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Natalie McNelis

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Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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