The Department of Transportation has decided who gets to fly to Tokyo’s Haneda airport with the new daytime slots. See who the winners and losers were.
There have been a whole bunch of chapters in the saga to find a home for the last non-operating frequency between the US and Tokyo’s Haneda airport. Delta had the slot for a while and was operating the bare minimum of service from Seattle to keep the slot. American Airlines lobbied for the slot, badgering the DOT about it until Delta finally gave the slot up. Delta waited until the exact day when American was supposed to launch service and poked American back, petitioning the DOT to take the slot […]
Foolishly, I may have thought the fight over Haneda slots was over between Delta and American. But, Delta seems to be interested in pushing the issue again. They might technically be right on this one as well…..
I’m a bit of a geek for miles and points, so most normal folks might not find this article about how those airline shopping portals work all that interesting. But I did. I’m sure that says more about me than it does about you. United Airlines got tentative approval on their route between San Francisco and Tokyo’s Haneda airport. Haneda is a desirable airport to schedule flights to as it’s closer to downtown and has a lot of connecting traffic in the region. American recently announced it was discontinuing service […]