Exec Testifies Sabre Sabotaged American's Flight Bookings

Law360, Dallas (October 30, 2012, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Sabre Inc. ratcheted up its attempts to bias search results against American Airlines Inc. flights in the company's fare aggregation system in 2010 to cause bigger sales losses to the airline, an executive testified Tuesday in Texas state court during American’s antitrust suit against the global ticket distributor.

Dirk Guenther, a computer engineer who American says is Sabre’s “guru of biasing,” said when the company, which aggregates information about flight fares and schedules from multiple airlines for travel agencies, began testing its biased search program in...
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