American Airlines Wants Expedia, Orbitz to Come Around

A senior executive at AMR Corp.'s American Airlines said the carrier hopes it can reach deals with the two largest U.S. online travel agents but that it is committed to changing the way others sell its tickets.

American Airlines, the third-largest U.S. airline, remains in "active discussions" with Expedia Inc. and Orbitz Worldwide Inc. after a contract dispute prompted American to block Expedia and Orbitz from selling its tickets, said Cory Garner, American's director of distribution strategies.

Mr. Garner, in an interview, said American remains committed ...

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