The US Air Transport Assn. and Assn. of European Airlines jointly urged the US Dept. of Transportation to oppose a provision in the proposed House of Representatives FAA reauthorization legislation that calls for airline alliance antitrust immunity to expire every three years. "International alliances are a vital element of a global economy and produce enormous benefits for travelers, businesses, shippers and others," ATA said in a statement (ATWOnline, March 9). The provision forcing ...

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