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Texts Between Sabre Execs About Farelogix Deal Fuel U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit

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The outside of the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. On Wednesday, the department filed suit to block Sabre’s $360 million acquisition of Farelogix. Bloomberg

Skift Take: Sabre had tried the unorthodox legal tactic of pursuing its $360 million acquisition of Farelogix, an airline tech vendor, without waiting for approval from U.S. antitrust watchdogs. But it apparently didn’t count on federal attorneys claiming they have text messages between Sabre executives acknowledging the anti-competitive nature of the deal.

— Sean O’Neill

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