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US sues to stop deal between American Airlines, JetBlue

By David Koenig | The Associated Press The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday that the agreement will eliminate important competition in New York and Boston and reduce JetBlue’s incentive to compete against American in other parts of the country. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the lawsuit was...
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American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
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JetBlue and American are launching 24 new routes as the two airlines expand their partnership

American Airlines and JetBlue Airways aircraft. NYC Russ/ JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are expanding their "Northeast Alliance." JetBlue is adding flights to seven new cities and launching 17 new routes from New York and Boston. American will add seven new routes, including a non-stop flight between New York and India. See more stories on Insider's business page. JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are once again expanding their partnership in what they call...
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