American extends deal with Travelport GDS companies

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American Airlines in a brief statement has declared it has extended full content agreements with Travelport GDS subsidiaries Apollo, Galileo and Worldspan.

The deals are now no longer due to expire in 2011, said the carrier.

At the same time American is engaged in a lawsuit against Travelport and its affiliate on-line travel agency Orbitz, claiming they are engaging in anti-competitive practices.