JetBlue has demanded the merged American Airlines-US Airways should divest “a significant number of slots” at Reagan National Airport (DCA) as a precondition for antitrust approval. The airline sent a letter to New York Sen. Charles Schumer which details that the merger would give US Airways control of 67% of the slots at DCA, up from its already anticompetitive 55%. “JetBlue believes that the merger, absent meaningful action by the Department of Justice, will make an unbalanced competitive situation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) even worse, especially for communities in central and western New York where air service
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