American Airlines withdrew its airfare listings from online travel aggregator sites operated by Orbitz Worldwide Inc earlier this week because the two companies failed to agree on terms for a new contract.American also stated it will withdraw US Airways flights starting from September 1st, cutting thousands of routes and fares from orbitz.com and cheaptickets.com. The announcement of the withdrawal caused Orbitz shares to drop 8.5%.American and Orbitz have historically disagreed over terms, and the latest dispute appeared unlikely to threaten rival online travel companies such as Priceline Group, Travelocity and Expedia, that continue to advertise flights with AA.American Airlines spokesman
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