US Dept. of Justice, whose objection to the antitrust immunity application from several Star Alliance members was dismissed by the Dept. of Transportation over the summer (ATW, August 2009), has expressed similar concerns over the transatlantic ATI application from oneworld partners American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Finnair and Royal Jordanian. It argued this week that fares on six routes would increase up to 15% and that ATI "would result in competitive harm." DOJ asked DOT to ...

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