American Must Put Fares On Orbitz: Ill. Appeals Court

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 7:46 PM EDT) -- An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday affirmed an order mandating that American Airlines Inc. post its fares on the website of Orbitz Worldwide LLC, weighing in on an ongoing contract and antitrust fight between the airline and an Orbitz owner.

A three-judge panel affirmed that Travelport Ltd., which owns nearly half of Orbitz, had sufficiently demonstrated that it could have faced irreversible harm without a preliminary injunction keepint the fares on Orbitz during its contract dispute against American Airlines.

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