US Dept. of Justice, in comments filed with the US Dept. of Transportation last week, opposed the granting of antitrust immunity to Northwest and Delta Air Lines and Alitalia, KLM, Air France and Czech Airlines, all of whom are members of SkyTeam, citing a "significant risk that the requested immunity would reduce competition on certain international routes" while arguing that the "claimed benefits are modest." Northwest already enjoys antitrust immunity with KLM, which became a part of ...

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