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Posted 4 years ago in Consumer Law Government Litigation by Michele Bowman  
DOJ Challenge to AA-US Airways Merger May Not Be Pro-Consumer

Concerned that a proposed merger of US Airways and American Airlines would decrease competition and increase prices for consumers, the Department of Justice is challenging the $11-billion merger in court. But the move may not be as pro-consumer as it looks.   Merger Blues Joined by six state attorneys general, as well as the District of Columbia, the DOJ on Aug. 13 filed a civil antitrust suit in federal court in D.C., seeking to enjoin, or stop, the merger. “[T]he …

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