In a continuation of the US Airways vs. Sabre drama (read more about it here, here, and here), Sabre has filed a countersuit in New York State court, claiming full denial of US Airways’ accusations.
An attempt from Sabre, Travelport and Orbitz to have an antitrust claim made against them by American Airlines dismissed has been blocked by a US Federal judge.
Some golfers and guests apparently feel that the PGA National Resort should take a mulligan and compensate them for alleged inadequate disclosure of mandatory resort fees.
US Airways penned an email yesterday to travel agency and corporate customers, following its antitrust lawsuit against Sabre, arguing that the litigation is intended “to change the system and level the playing field.”
Yet more legal shenanigans from the US with American Airlines filing an antitrust action at Travelport and Orbitz over the ongoing Direct-Connect issue.
Travelport is seeking an injunction and damages against American Airlines, alleging that a 10% Kayak discount off American Airlines’ fares violates Travelport’s global distribution system full-content agreements with the airline.
American Airlines filed a complaint against Sabre, asking for an immediate court order barring the GDS provider from continuing to bias the airline’s flights.
Hilton and Starwood Hotels settled a lawsuit alleging Hilton used stolen documents about Starwood’s W brand to speed the development of a boutique brand of its own.