3/11/2009

The recession is prompting the European Commission to ease its rules on takeoff and landing slots at regional airports, a move low-cost carriers say will favor traditional airlines. "This measure is planned for only one season," the commission said in a statement. "However, depending on how serious the situation appears as the 2009-2010 winter season approaches, the Commission may decide ... to renew all or part of the scheme."

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