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Delta Air Lines and WestJet have decided to scrap their plans for a joint venture (JV). This comes…

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LaGuardia is more important than the rest of the US-Canadian market for Delta Air Lines and WestJet. This is the message sent by the two carriers late Friday as they withdrew their application for antitrust immunity on their joint venture.

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Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> and Canada's WestJet said late on Friday they had scrapped a proposed U.S.-Canada joint venture after the U.S. government demanded changes the airlines insisted were "unreasonable and unacceptable". Last month, the U.S. Transportation Department as part of its tentative antitrust immunity approval said it would require the carriers to remove Swoop, an ultra low-cost carrier affiliate of WestJet, from the alliance, and divest 16 takeoff and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The airlines said in a filing that the U.S. demands were "arbitrary and capricious" especially the slot divestitures.Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> and Canada's WestJet said late on Friday they had scrapped a proposed U.S.-Canada joint venture after the U.S. government demanded changes the airlines insisted were "unreasonable and unacceptable". Last month, the U.S. Transportation Department as part of its tentative antitrust immunity approval said it would require the carriers to remove Swoop, an ultra low-cost carrier affiliate of WestJet, from the alliance, and divest 16 takeoff and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The airlines said in a filing that the U.S. demands were "arbitrary and capricious" especially the slot divestitures.

Delta, WestJet scrap planned joint venture after U.S. demands

Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> and Canada's WestJet said late on Friday they had scrapped a proposed U.S.-Canada joint venture after the U.S. government demanded changes the airlines insisted were "unreasonable and unacceptable".Delta Air Lines <DAL.N> and Canada's WestJet said late on Friday they had scrapped a proposed U.S.-Canada joint venture after the U.S. government demanded changes the airlines insisted were "unreasonable and unacceptable".

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