Late Tuesday morning, NYCAviation recieved word that American Airlines and US Airways had reached an antitrust settlement with the United States Department of Justice. This settlement will allow the merger to move forward, but at a significant cost in terms of both slot pairs and gates at both airlines hubs.
On Tuesday morning, The United States Department of Justice, along with six states and the District of Colombia, filed a civil antitrust suit challenging the latest airline merger, between US Airways and American Airlines. The suit cites that the merger would “substantially lessen competition for commercial air travel in local markets throughout the United States” […]
Singapore Airlines Cargo on Thursday pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a $48 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice Department said.
The United States Dept. of Justice on Friday announced that Google must fulfill some requirements in order to proceed with its proposed acquisition of ITA Software in order to protect competitiveness in airfare systems.
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All Nippon Airways has agreed to plead guilty and will pay a $73 million criminal fine for its role in two separate conspiracies to fix prices in the air transportation industry, the U.S. Justice department said on Monday.
Four online travel powerhouses, including Expedia and Kayak, have launched an alliance to lobby regulators and the public against Google’s purchase of ITA.
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