EU Approves Airlines' Antitrust Fixes On Transatlantic Deal

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 11:53 AM EDT) -- The European Commission announced Thursday that United Continental Holdings Inc., Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Air Canada will free up slots at airports in the U.S. and Germany as part of a proposal to allay the agency's concerns that the three airlines breached antitrust rules.

The trio won approval of a commitment they'd proposed in December amid fears that a pact between the airlines threatened to raise airfares on flights between New York and Frankfurt. The antitrust watchdog said an agreement among the three Star Alliance members...
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