The EU Commission opens a formal investigation to assess whether agreements between booking system providers and airlines and travel agents restrict competition (Amadeus / Sabre)

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into airline ticket distribution services* The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether agreements between booking system providers Amadeus and Sabre on the one hand, and airlines and travel agents on the other, may restrict competition in breach of EU antitrust rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy said: "The liberalisation of the EU aviation market more than 25 years ago has brought significant benefits to EU citizens, including more choice and

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens a formal investigation to assess whether agreements between booking system providers and airlines and travel agents restrict competition (Amadeus / Sabre), 23 November 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2018, Art. N° 88655

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