Organisation: American Airlines

Second Circuit: Grappling with ‘No-Poach’ Challenges and Antitrust Standing

Featured in US Courts Annual Review - Edition 4

In 2022 the Second Circuit addressed a plethora of antitrust issues, with circuit courts facing new challenges. Among the key issues faced by the Circuit are antitrust standing, the ‘act of state’ doctrine, competition restrictions in professional sports and pleading requirements to state a violation of antitrust law.

28 July 2023

Judge Sorokin punts private Northeast Alliance case to New York

The judge who ruled for the Department of Justice in recently striking down a revenue-sharing pact between American Airlines and JetBlue has said his expertise does not warrant making the airlines fight off lawsuits in two different venues.

26 May 2023

ECJ sides with commission in airline slot dispute

The EU’s highest court has confirmed a General Court ruling that found the European Commission was right to grant Delta Air Lines grandfathering rights over certain take-off and landing slots at London Heathrow Airport.

16 March 2023

Swiss court annuls and slashes fines in “unconstitutional” air cargo decision

A Swiss court has overturned and reduced fines on eight airlines for their alleged involvement in the global air cargo cartel, while ruling that the agency’s decision to stop them exchanging air freight information was “unconstitutional”.

19 January 2023

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