American Airlines 757-200. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. American Airlines’ lawsuit against Travelport and Orbitz is an “effort to dress up a commercial dispute in antitrust garb,” Travelport said in a motion to dismiss the carrier’s complaint (ATW Daily News, April 14). The lawsuit is “unabashedly an effort to secure a more favorable position” in contract negotiations with the GDS company, it said. AA’s GDS contracts are due to expire at the end ...

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