American Airlines Hits Orbitz, Travelport With Antitrust Lawsuit

FORT WORTH, Texas - (AP) American Airlines raised the stakes in its battle with ticket sellers by suing travel website Orbitz and distributor Travelport Ltd., accusing them of monopoly tactics. American says the companies are trying to control the distribution of airline tickets to business travelers...

US Airways Sues Sabre Over Ticket Pricing

NEW YORK - (AP) US Airways Group Inc. is suing Sabre Holdings Corp., saying the operator of reservations systems shuts out competition to protect monopoly pricing power. Airlines have been tangling with Sabre and other so-called global distribution services over pricing. Airlines pay a fee to the distributors...