An American A321 at New York's LaGuardia Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

FAA Proposes Extension of Slot Relief

On Sept. 11, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it would propose an extension for relief of flight requirements at slot restricted airports. The current relief of the minimum flight requirements is due to expire in October, and the extension would last until March 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, demand is not sufficient for airlines to meet the minimum flight requirement to hold onto their slots. The move is supported by major airlines, which are seeing a record…