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Oberstar’s crusade on global airline alliances continues

The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Continental Airlines' application to join the Star Alliance and get antitrust immunity for much of its dealings with other airlines.

Bill would limit antitrust immunity for airlines

WASHINGTON — The chairman of a House committee overseeing airlines says it should be harder for carriers to work together on setting prices and schedules.

House panel chairman vows to fight airline mergers, hold hearings

The Democratic chairman of a key House committee pledged a vigorous effort to slow or stop, if possible, a proposed merger between Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) and rival carriers Northwest Airlines Corp. (NWA) and United Airlines.