Airlines Request Names of DOJ Interviewees

In a filing yesterday, American Airlines and US Airways have asked a federal court to order the Department of Justice to divulge the names of the people the government interviewed before it sued to block the airlines merger and what they revealed. According to Memphis Daily News, the airlines claim that turning over the names would reveal the thinking of antitrust lawyers who filed the lawsuit against the merger. The DOJ declined to comment. The case is schedule to go to trial Nov. 25.