DOJ Sues To Stop American Airlines-JetBlue Alliance

By Matthew Perlman (September 21, 2021, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice and several state-level enforcers filed suit on Tuesday seeking to block an alliance between American Airlines and JetBlue, contending the move eliminates competition and further consolidates an already concentrated industry.

A Jet Blue plane taxis near an American Airlines jet parked at its gate at Boston's Logan International Airport. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) The DOJ filed suit in Massachusetts federal court, alongside attorneys general from six states and the District of Columbia, over a series of agreements between the airlines called the "Northeast Alliance" that enforcers said will combine their operations in Boston and New York City. ...

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