Airlines Offer EU Antitrust Fixes On Transatlantic Deal

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 12:35 PM EST) -- United Continental Holdings Inc., Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Air Canada have offered to free up slots at airports in the U.S. and Germany in a bid to assuage the European Commission's concerns that transatlantic cooperation among the carriers would lead fares to rise, the antitrust watchdog said Friday.

The EC sought public feedback on whether the comments the trio offered would keep the cooperation from leading to a jump in prices for premium passengers flying from Frankfurt, Germany, to New York.

The agreement among the carriers...
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