American Airlines Group Inc. sold take-off and landing rights at Reagan National Airport and LaGuardia Airport for more than $425 million as part of its settlement of a government antitrust lawsuit last year.
Southwest Airlines Co., which acquired most of the flying rights sold by American Airlines Group Inc. at Washington’s Reagan National Airport, said it will return one pair of the slots that it received for free and didn’t plan to use.
American Airlines Group Inc., forced by federal regulators to sell flying rights in two cities, won ownership of 24 flight slots at New York’s Kennedy Airport that were being leased from JetBlue Airways Corp.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the agency at the heart of the scandal threatening Governor Chris Christie’s future, proposed a $27.6 billion 10- year capital plan to pay for projects including a new central terminal at LaGuardia Airport.
A winter storm spread snow, ice and sleet across the Northeast, dropping as much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) on parts of New York City and grounding flights as visiting Super Bowl fans sought to get home.
JetBlue Airways Corp. said it will buy the rights to add 12 round-trip flights at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport being shed by American Airlines as a condition for its merger with US Airways Group Inc.
The central terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport was evacuated this morning after a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be part of a lighting system, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said.
American Airlines Group Inc. joined JetBlue Airways Corp. in operating a thinned flight schedule today after winter storms dropped a record amount of snow on New York and blasted other cities in the northeastern U.S.