Unsigned Orbitz Deal Can't Ground American's Antitrust Row

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 2:51 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge refused Tuesday to enforce an agreement that Orbitz Worldwide LLC claimed would have released it from a suit alleging that the company conspired with others to thwart American Airlines Inc.'s attempts to compete in the flight booking business.

U.S. District Judge Terry R. Means issued a sealed order denying Orbitz's motion to enforce a purported settlement agreement between it and American. Orbitz claimed that American agreed in August to dismiss it from the antitrust suit, but American argued that the two sides...
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