Bird of Prey?

Justice sues American Air for predatory pricing

Frustrated flyers who insist that air travel is more costly, crowded and chaotic than ever won a powerful ally last week: the U.S. Justice Department. In an antitrust suit that stunned major U.S. carriers, Justice accused No. 2, American Airlines, of driving three small discount rivals out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Trustbusters said American flooded routes served by upstarts Vanguard, Sun Jet and Western Pacific with its own new flights and illegally slashed fares below the cost of providing the seats--a practice known as predatory pricing. American, which carries 77% of all passengers who fly nonstop from the third largest...

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