American Airlines 737-800. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. American Airlines revoked the ticketing authority of and Orbitz for Business after a Chicago judge denied a request by Travelport for a preliminary injunction to prevent the move. Orbitz had refused to connect directly with American via the carrier’s XML technology. American is insisting that any on- or offline agency that wants to distribute its ancillary products must connect via that technology. Travelport, ...

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