The sale of the London Gatwick Airport slot portfolio previously held by UK leisure carrier Thomas Cook is progressing following the selection of preferred bidders. Thomas Cook Airlines entered compulsory liquidation Sept. 23 after last-ditch talks to save the business failed. The airline was immediately grounded, stranding holiday travelers and triggering the UK’s largest peacetime repatriation effort. Thomas Cook’s Gatwick portfolio averaged around 15 daily slot pairs in ...

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