American Airlines Adds Sabre To Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 4:36 PM EDT) -- American Airlines Inc. added Sabre Holdings Corp. on Wednesday to an antitrust suit it filed against Travelport Ltd. and Orbitz Worldwide LLC in April, alleging an ongoing conspiracy to block the carrier's bid to compete in the airline booking business.

In an amended complaint filed in Texas federal court, American claims that both Sabre and Travelport have aggressively tried to keep travel agents from using direct connections with airlines in order to help their customers book tickets.

"The illegal actions of Sabre and Travelport have harmed...
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