American Airlines and Sabre are back in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Testimony was scheduled to begin Monday in an antitrust trial that originally went AA's way, but returned for a redo after an appellate court ruling about mistakes made with jury instructions.
An AA win could mean more aggressive behavior by carriers in pursuing alternative distribution approaches. But the caveat here is a big one, according to T2RL, an airline tech consultancy whose co-CEO, veteran airline distribution expert and former AA executive Cory Garner, attended Friday . . .