• Sabre, Inc. v. DOT: The D.C. Circuit Affirms DOT's Broad Authority to Regutlate CRSs and Other Air Travel Intermediaries
  • February 14, 2006 | Author: David Heffernan
  • Law Firm: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP - Washington Office
  • In January 2004, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") issued a final rule eliminating its 20-year-old regulations governing computer reservations systems ("CRSs"). The Final Rule was the culmination of a highly controversial and protracted regulatory review proceeding that lasted more that six years.