The European Commission confirmed Friday that it sent a "statement of objections" to American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia in September, warning the carriers that their proposed cooperation on transatlantic services "may be in breach of European rules on restrictive business practices." The EC in April opened an antitrust inquiry (ATWOnline, April 21) into the proposal, which would see the oneworld partners deepen their cooperation across the Atlantic by coordinating commercial, ...

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