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ANA wins more new Haneda slots than JAL

[TOKYO] ANA Holdings Inc, Japan's biggest airline, won more take-off and landing rights than Japan Airlines Co (JAL) at Tokyo's Haneda airport in a distribution of new international slots by the government.

ANA will get 11 new daytime slot pairs at the end of March, compared with five for JAL, the nation's transport ministry said in a statement in Tokyo. The ministry, which was distributing 31 rights in total yesterday, said overseas carriers will get 15 slot pairs at Haneda, just outside Tokyo's main business district.

The decision to give more slots to ANA, the partner of United Continental Holdings Inc, is a break from the past, when new international slots at Haneda were shared equally between...

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