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McAdoo has a $19 price target on Delta.

Maxim Group analyst Ray Neidl also backed a deal, saying that "these slots are desirable as they provide access to the profitable corporate traffic that flies into Heathrow." A deal would put Delta on an even footing with American and United (UAL) " at Heathrow, Neidl said. He has a $13 price target on Delta.

-- Written by Ted Reed in Charlotte, N.C.