Settlement

Global Distribution Systems Pricing Antitrust Litigation

On August 16, 2018, United States District Judge Katherine Polk Failla for the Southern District of New York issued an Order granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Approval of Proposed Settlement with Defendants Amadeus IT Group, S.A., Amadeus North America, Inc., and Amadeus Americas, Inc.  The proposed Settlement includes immediate and conditional injunctive relief.

Earlier this year, on April 23, Judge Failla issued an Order approving class action settlement between Plaintiffs and Defendants Travelport Worldwide Limited and Travelport LP.  The payment of litigation expenses was also approved.  The Court certified an injunctive Settlement Class of all residents of the United States who purchase or purchased an airline passenger ticket from an airline between June 1, 2006 and the date Class Notice is issued pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. Proc. 23(e).

For information regarding these partial settlements, please consult the Travelport Settlement Information Website and the firm’s Global Distribution Systems Pricing Antitrust Litigation case information page.