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More for Your Money: What's at stake in fight between American Airlines and online travel agencies
More for Your Money: What's at stake in fight between American Airlines and online travel agencies

Call it "The Case of the Disappearing Flights." Recent visitors to two big websites that help travelers shop for airline tickets may have noticed a missing player: American Airlines. In a dispute over how American's flights are displayed and at what cost, the third-largest U.S. carrier in December pulled its fares from Orbitz, one of the top five online travel agencies. Expedia, the biggest such agency, soon stopped listing American too. Then Texas-based Sabre Holdings Corp., the largest provider of airfares to online travel agencies (including Expedia) and other travel marketers, weighed in. Accusing American of withholding some fares, Sabre pushed the airline's...

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