Chile Supreme Court rejects JBA between LATAM, American Airlines and IAG as ‘hard to challenge’

    Chile‘s Supreme Court overruled the Court of Free Competition’s (TDLC) decision on the JBA between LATAM Airlines GroupAmerican Airlines and IAG, and rejected the JBA proposal (La Tercera/Reuters, 23/24-May-2019). The court decided the combined market-share resulting from the alliance “would be hard to challenge”. The carriers have alternative plans to pursue the partnership in markets other than Chile.