Sabre's Antitrust Scheme Cost American $993M, Jury Hears

Law360, Dallas (October 24, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- American Airlines Inc. told a Texas state jury Wednesday it’s owed $993 million in damages from Sabre Inc., which it alleges conspired in a multiyear scheme to block the airline from launching a competing service and drive travel agents away from booking corporate flights on American.

Sabre said in its opening statement the dispute isn’t really about the antitrust activity American has alleged but instead is a question of contract terms that should be negotiated in the boardroom, not the courtroom. Sabre, which operates a global...
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