2nd Circ. Axes US Airways' $15M Antitrust Win Against Sabre

Law360 (September 11, 2019, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Wednesday found that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision voids a three-year-old $15 million antitrust verdict for US Airways against travel-planning giant Sabre, though in the same ruling, the panel revived two US Airways claims the lower court had tossed before trial.

In the mixed decision that weighed appeals from both Sabre Holdings Corp. and US Airways Inc., which merged with American Airlines in 2013, the Second Circuit said it was "bound" to upend the bulk of the jury and court's findings in the long-running case, sending one of US Airways' antitrust claims — the one that...

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