Israel has this week seen its competition regulator propose legislation meant to expand the country’s ability to pursue antitrust cases against international airlines. The Israel Antitrust Authority said in a statement that it had proposed changes to the country’s competition law that would allow them to monitor agreements between foreign airlines that may pose a threat to competition and therefore consumers in Israel. As the country’s competition law currently stands, Israel has allowed foreign airlines to enter restrictive agreements under certain conditions, exempting them from antitrust. The alliances will come under increasing anti-trust scrutiny over the coming years and
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