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Antitrust Experience in the Aviation Industry

King & Spalding’s aviation-related antitrust work includes representing clients in government investigations, counseling with respect to strategic transactions and other competition questions, and litigation.

We have represented:

  • An international airline regarding the antitrust analysis of, and HSR filings with respect to, multiple transactions (sales, acquisitions, JVs, and equity investments)
  • An airline in private litigation challenging an acquisition of a competitor
  • The manufacturer of jet engines and maintenance of engines in strategic transactions and antitrust counseling
  • An industry manufacturer on antitrust counseling issues
  • An international airline association on antitrust counseling issues
  • International carriers in the Air Cargo cartel investigation
  • A major petroleum company in an FTC investigation into jet fuel pricing