Galileo parent Travelport completed its $1.4 billion acquisition of Worldspan yesterday after the deal was given regulatory clearance by the European Commission, which concluded it is "unlikely to result in unilateral price increases by the merged firm." Travelport now controls three GDS platforms--Galileo, Worldspan and Apollo--making it a dominant player in the field. While it has talked of potential synergies between Galileo and Worldspan, it also has indicated that it won't merge the ...

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