Articles tagged “justice department”

Airline Weekly

What’s Next for American and JetBlue After Court Rejects Alliance

American and JetBlue's northeast alliance is, barring an appeal, done. That has big ramifications for the market, and JetBlue's takeover of Spirit.

What’s Next for American and JetBlue After Court Rejects Alliance

News Blog

California, New Jersey Join Suit to Block JetBlue-Spirit Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice is gathering support for its suit to block the $3.8 billion merger of JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines. The attorney generals of California, Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina signed on to the antitrust regulator's lawsuit on Friday, the DOJ said in a statement. Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, D.C.,…

Airline Weekly

JetBlue May Need to Give Up American Airlines Alliance to Win Spirit Merger Approval

JetBlue still has one big card to play if it really wants the green light to merge with Spirit: its alliance with American.

JetBlue May Need to Give Up American Airlines Alliance to Win Spirit Merger Approval

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