Travelport, American Duel Over Conspiracy Claim Deadlines

Law360, Dallas (February 21, 2013, 9:11 PM EST) -- Travelport Ltd. on Thursday told a New York bankruptcy judge that American Airlines Inc. had deliberately set a trap to block the travel services company from bringing new counterclaims in a Texas antitrust suit that the airline says will be trial-ready within months.

Travelport says the airline has told the Texas court for six months that the deadline hasn’t expired to bring additional counterclaims, accusing American of either misleading the district court during that time or now making an abrupt about-face in its attempt to stop...
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