Justice Dept. Says Wright Amendment Agreement Violates Antitrust Statutes

Albanese, Elizabeth
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/26/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32431, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Dept. of Justice has issued a memo declaring that a local agreement in Dallas, Texas, outlining terms to eliminate the 1979 Wright Amendment should not be approved by Congress because it violates antitrust laws. Officials from the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, including the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, put together the local agreement.


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