Articles tagged “justice department”

Airlines

U.S. Antitrust Suit Against American and JetBlue Partnership Heads to Trial

The Justice Department will have its day in court to argue why American Airlines and JetBlue's partnership is bad for consumers. Both airlines — naturally — are confident they will win.

U.S. Antitrust Suit Against American and JetBlue Partnership Heads to Trial

Airlines

U.S. Justice Department Calls to Overturn Order Lifting Mask Mandate on Planes

If the ruling is overturned, it remains to be seen if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will reinstate the requirement for masks.

U.S. Justice Department Calls to Overturn Order Lifting Mask Mandate on Planes

Airlines

U.S. Justice Department Appeals Ruling Ending Mask Mandates on Planes, Trains

Here we go. The mask wars are back on, and it's travelers who will face mass confusion. It may just be the airlines' zeal to repeal their own mask mandates was a little too much celebration too soon.

U.S. Justice Department Appeals Ruling Ending Mask Mandates on Planes, Trains

Airline Weekly

Justice Department Sues American, JetBlue Over Northeast Alliance

Airline consolidation has gone too far, or that's what the Biden Justice Department says by suing to undo the American Airlines-JetBlue Northeast Alliance. The airlines, of course, say the alliance helps, not harms, consumers.

Justice Department Sues American, JetBlue Over Northeast Alliance

Airlines

How Unruly Do Airline Passengers Have to Be Before the Government Decides to Prosecute?

The rise of unruly passengers is getting out of hand. If the airline industry and government want to nip it in the bud, more aggressive prosecution is needed. Period.

How Unruly Do Airline Passengers Have to Be Before the Government Decides to Prosecute?

Airlines

Airlines Ask Justice Department to Prosecute Unruly Flyers to Send Stronger Message

Incidents of unruly passengers aloft continue to rise despite stepped up enforcement and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines levied. Criminal charges and prison time could be next if airlines and unions get their way.

Airlines Ask Justice Department to Prosecute Unruly Flyers to Send Stronger Message

Business Travel

Sabre and Farelogix Leave Merger in Judge’s Hands as the Justice Department Rests Case

A federal judge heard closing arguments in the U.S. government's antitrust suit to block Sabre's acquisition of Farelogix. Inside the courtroom, Judge Leonard Stark's comments didn't show his hand. The case seems a close call.

Sabre and Farelogix Leave Merger in Judge’s Hands as the Justice Department Rests Case

Online Travel

What the Sabre-Farelogix Antitrust Trial Could Reveal About Airline Technology

It's notable that we had a much easier time finding experts who supported Sabre's proposed merger of Farelogix than opponents. But this court case will be decided on legal nuances, and its outcome is impossible to predict. We pity the judge who has to endure this crash course in airline technology and distribution.

What the Sabre-Farelogix Antitrust Trial Could Reveal About Airline Technology

Airlines

Sabre Tips Its Hand in Response to Antitrust Lawsuit Over Farelogix Merger

The joke goes that the only people who make money in mergers are the lawyers and the bankers. If litigation continues over Sabre's acquisition of Farelogix, the lawyers may be laughing all the way to the bank.

Sabre Tips Its Hand in Response to Antitrust Lawsuit Over Farelogix Merger

Airlines

Sabre Dares U.S. Justice Department to Sue It Over Farelogix Deal

The travel technology giant said Wednesday it would go ahead with its planned $360 million acquisition on August 21. If the U.S. federal attorneys aren't happy about it, they can sue, Sabre said. No travel tech company has used, and threatened in public to use, its lawyers as much as Sabre in the past decade.

Sabre Dares U.S. Justice Department to Sue It Over Farelogix Deal