Quantcast
Transport Airlines

American Airlines wants antitrust case with Travelport resolved in a hurry

Excerpt from Fox Business

Feb 21, 2013 11:28 am

Skift Take

The issues involved in the American Airlines case have been brewing for YEARS. It’s high time that a court decides these antitrust issues.

— Dennis Schaal

The Latest Intelligence on the Travel Industry

Free Report: India Tourism Insights Report

American Airlines says Travelport Ltd. shouldn’t be allowed to delay a fast-approaching antitrust trial in which “billions of dollars” are potentially on the line.

Travelport, whose technology allows travel agents to search for and compare airfares, wants to bring new allegations against American but says the airline’s bankruptcy is preventing it from doing so. American, through its parent AMR Corp. (AAMRQ), says the problem isn’t with its bankruptcy but instead with Travelport’s attempt to fight back with claims that it should have brought months ago.


Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

Where to Find the Best Hotel Wi-Fi at Chains Around the World
Startup Stories: Travel Industry Veteran Cheryl Rosner on Knowing What You Stand For
Skift Business Traveler: Aer Lingus Inches Closer to Joining British Airways
Why Hotels Should Bet on Wellness Amenities for Business Travelers