International Airlines Group (IAG) has expressed interest in some London Gatwick Airport slots previously operated by defunct UK leisure carrier Thomas Cook. Thomas Cook Airlines, which ceased operations Sept. 23, averaged around 15 daily Gatwick slot pairs in summer and nine daily pairs in winter. Gatwick slots are highly sought-after, but the Thomas Cook portfolio is highly seasonal and timed at irregular hours, on various days of the week. This makes them most attractive to existing ...

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