Southwest Airlines has no official stance on the proposed merger between AMR Corp. and US Airways merger, but the low-cost carrier wants to have a stronger presence at Washington National Airport (DCA) and is opposed to a “new American Airlines” controlling two-thirds of DCA’s slots. “I’m not for or against the AA-US merger—I’m for the ability to compete,” Southwest Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Bob Jordan said Oct. 6 at the World Route Development Forum in Las ...

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