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Expedia made headlines last month when it hid fares for American Airlines after AA cut its fares from being available on Orbitz. In keeping with its commitment to provide travelers with affordable options, Expedia recently announced a multi-year agreement with US Airways to provide the airline’s full range of products and services including fares and inventory. In addition to the agreement, Expedia will work with US Airways to distribute its Choice Seats product through new channels such as the Expedia online travel marketplace. US Airways and Expedia Sign New Multi-Year Partnership Agreement TEMPE, Ariz. and BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) and Expedia,... Read more...
There's a new battle ongoing, and it's one heavy on the politics. Not unlike the internal software wars between Apple and Microsoft, Expedia is waging war against American Airlines shortly after AA cut their fares out entirely from Orbitz. This past week, American decided that they'd rather not sell tickets through Orbitz. The reasons are numerous, but it's obviously heavily political. So now, when you search for a flight somewhere, American's fares aren't there for comparison. Obviously Expedia, which is in the same market as Orbitz, isn't too happy about that kind of strong-arm tactic. These online travel sites stay in business because shoppers know they can compare rates from across the airline... Read more...