Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia (AT.39964) [Archived]
Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia (AT.39964) [Archived]

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ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the decision of 12 May 2015; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline European Commission Article 101 TFEU investigation into a cooperative joint venture between Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia (case number AT.39964). The Commission accepted binding commitments from the parties on 12/05/2015.
Parties Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Alitalia
Market(s) Scheduled passenger flights.

Product market is scheduled air passenger transport, with the impact on time sensitive and non-time sensitive passengers assessed separately.

Geographic markets are based on point of origin to point of destination (O&D) city pairs—every O&D city pair is a separate market. A number of airports are included in respective points of origin and destination provided that passengers consider them substitutable—generally, airports within 100km/1 hour drive time of the point of origin/destin