American Airlines, JetBlue trial puts authorities’ market-consolidation concerns to the test

07 October 2022 00:00

Duration: 11:00

The American Airlines and JetBlue antitrust trial now unfolding in the United States is set to test the government’s ability to fight consolidation in concentrated industries when partnership and joint venture agreements are proposed, rather than full acquisitions. The ruling is also expected to spill over into the US Department of Justice’s decision in JetBlue Airways’ proposed buyout of Spirit Airlines.

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