American Airlines 737-800. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing. American Airlines has told Orbitz that it will sever its ties to the online travel agency effective Dec. 1, terminating Orbitz’ authority to ticket AA flights on Orbitz.com and Orbitz for Business websites. Orbitz CEO Barney Harford called the move “the first salvo” fired in the carrier’s “broad attack on the distribution landscape.” American has stated that it plans to connect directly with ...

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