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Commitments: The General Court of the European Union upholds the European Commission’s interpretation of the grandfathering of a US airline under the slot release commitments on the London-Philadelphia route (American Airlines)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 16 December 2020, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-430/18 (American Airlines v Commission).. By decision of 5 August 2013the Commission has cleared the proposed merger between US Airways Group and AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. As the operation would have resulted in the creation of a monopoly in particular on the London-Philadelphia route, on which US Airways and American Airlines, through their participation in a joint venture with British Airways and Iberia ("Transatlantic Joint Business"), would have had a monopoly, are the only carriers offering non-stop flights (the route

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Alain Ronzano, Commitments: The General Court of the European Union upholds the European Commission’s interpretation of the grandfathering of a US airline under the slot release commitments on the London-Philadelphia route (American Airlines), 16 December 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98433, www.concurrences.com

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