A Texas state judge has granted Sabre Holdings a 60-day extension in the Texas antitrust lawsuit filed by American Airlines (AA) last year. The trial is now set to begin Oct. 3. AA and global distribution services (GDS) providers, including Sabre and Travelport, have been in dispute since last year (ATW Daily News, Jan. 6, 2011). The dispute has its origins in AA’s merchandising strategy, which entails direct XML connections between the carrier and all its distribution outlets, ...

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