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Orbitz Issues Statement Following Court's Dismissal of Lawsuit by American Airlines

CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following Orbitz Worldwide statement is in response to the court ruling granting Orbitz Worldwide's motion to dismiss American Airlines' federal antitrust claims.


"Consistent with our long-held position, the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas has dismissed all existing antitrust claims against Orbitz Worldwide that were brought by American Airlines.  In addition, the Court's docket indicates that Orbitz Worldwide has been terminated as a defendant.  While the Court's decision does indicate that American can file a new claim, the Court's Order notes that the Court has not concluded that the claim is plausible or sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss."

About Orbitz Worldwide 
Orbitz Worldwide is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products.  Orbitz Worldwide owns a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (, CheapTickets (, ebookers (, HotelClub (, RatesToGo ( and the Away Network (  Also within the Orbitz Worldwide family, Orbitz Worldwide Distribution ( delivers private label travel solutions to a broad range of partners including many of the world's largest airlines, and Orbitz for Business ( delivers managed corporate travel solutions for corporations.  For more information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide, visit  Orbitz Worldwide uses its Investor Relations website to make information available to its investors and the public at You can sign up to receive email alerts whenever the company posts new information to the website.

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Chris Chiames of Orbitz Worldwide, +1-312-894-6890,

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