American Airlines Veers Out of Orbitz


American Airlines this week withdrew its flight content from Orbitz Worldwide’s websites, which include Orbitz.com, ebookers.com and CheapTickets.com. The companies are locked in a booking fee dispute. The issue is also a brewing source of discontent between the airlines and Orbitz’s competitors, such as Expedia. In a nutshell, the legacy carriers are facing competition from discount airlines, so they want the booking sites to reduce their commissions on ticket sales to improve their bottom lines.

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