Travel Agents Defend Case Against Airline Attacks

Law360, New York (October 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of travel agents is fighting United Airlines and other carriers' recent moves to dismiss their antitrust complaint, contending that the multidistrict litigation over whether the airlines conspired to limit their commissions has met the criteria needed to proceed.

In court papers filed on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the plaintiffs fired back at the carriers' contention that their stints in bankruptcy should protect them from the litigation.

“The intervention of bankruptcy in no way alters their liability...
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