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Department of Justice Investigating Antitrust Violations by Airlines

Consumers aren't happy with airlines these days, but airlines are making more money than ever. A Department of Justice investigation into possible collusion by major airlines isn't likely to change any of that.
July 2, 2015, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines, including Chicago-based United, to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high," reports Gregory Karp.

"The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra seats."

The article includes insight into the initial response (what response there was) to the initial news of the investigation and the potential impacts of the investigation on the airline industry.

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Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Chicago Tribune
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