US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James Oberstar (D-Minn.) this week introduced legislation that would require the US Dept. of Transportation to renew airline alliances' antitrust immunity every three years. Declaring that he is "increasingly concerned with the decline of competition in international markets," particularly on transatlantic routes, he said his legislation would mandate a US Government Accountability Office study to determine how ...

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