The argument is that with recent airline mergers, there’s no pressure for them to expand. And they can simply charge us more to set foot on their planes.
A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.
A federal court determined on Wednesday that Apple unlawfully conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices. In the ruling, the federal judge cited “compelling evidence” from the words of the late Steve Jobs.
The NFL Players Association’s claim of collusion by league owners has been rejected by the federal judge who has previously sided with the players.
The union is seeking billions of dollars in damages. It claims the NFL set a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season to hold down salaries.