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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 13, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Catching the majority of industry followers off-guard (myself included), the U.S. Department of Justice and several states are suing to block the American-US Airways merger. The DOJ claims higher airfares and fees would result if the merger goes through. American and US Airways, of course,…

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United Airlines Sues Owner of Complaint Website

The Chicago Tribune reports today that United filed a lawsuit in Canada against Jeremy Cooperstock, the owner of – a website devoted to collecting and airing complaints about United from passengers and employees. According to the article: Two suits filed in Canadian courts allege the complaint site violates the airline’s copyright and trademarks. It…

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“I’m a lawyer and I’m going to sue United Airlines!”

This week an appellate court judge upheld an order to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought against United Airlines for expiring a customer’s Mileage Plus miles for non-activity. Noticing that the guy who sued United was himself a lawyer, I read on and had a whole scenario playing out in my head on how it likely…

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