Frequent Flier Co. Off Hook In Antitrust Complaint

Law360, New York (November 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday threw out third-party claims against a frequent flier points distributor accused by a travel agency of conspiring with Alaska Airlines Inc. to unreasonably restrain trade in violation of the Sherman Act.

The third-party plaintiff, Carey Travel Inc., is a defendant in a lawsuit brought by Alaska Airlines Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. The airline accuses the travel agency of fraudulently engaging in a scheme to purchase and resell frequent flier miles, which by contractual...
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