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BREAKING: Settlement Agreement in American/US Airways Merger

Posted November 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

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.

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Justice Dept. Files Suit Against American Airlines, US Airways Merger

Posted August 13, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

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” […]

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Singapore Airlines to Pay U.S. Government $48 Million Fine for Cargo Price Fixing

Posted July 1, 2011 by BNO News

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.






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Google Allowed to Takeover ITA Software, But Not Without Conditions: DOJ

Posted April 9, 2011 by BNO News

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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On This Day in Aviation History: March 25th

Posted March 25, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The first female Concorde pilot flies for British Airways, Qantas drops the 707 and becomes all-747, Piedmont takes on the biggest 737 fleet, seven crashes on this day, and more…






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ANA to Pay $73 Million Fine Over Price Fixing Scheme

Posted November 1, 2010 by BNO News

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.






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Flight Search Sites Go to War Against Google-ITA Software Deal

Posted October 26, 2010 by NYCA Admin

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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Wednesday Wakeup: Does Obama Want to Own the Airlines?

Posted July 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Does Obama want to own the airlines? A new ground management system at JFK. Thunderstorms wreak havoc on New York-area airports. Boeing issues an ultimatum.






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