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FILED : UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AUG 10 Wess UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ) US. DISTRICT COURT ) “PISTRICT OF COLUME:a Plaintiff, ) ) ve ) Civil Action No. 92-2854 ssi ) AIRLINE TARIFF PUBLISHING ) COMPANY, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) ORDER This matter is before the Court for a determination of whether the proposed final judgment is in the “public interest," and thus should be entered by the Court as a final judgment with respect to the seven defendants that remain in the case. ‘These remaining defendants consent to entry of final judgment. Upon consideration of the entire record, the Court finds that the proposed final judgment is in the “public interest" as contemplated by the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. § 16(b)-(h) (the “Tunney Act"). This antitrust action originated on December 21, 1992. Simultaneously with the filing of the complaint, the United States filed a proposed final judgment with respect to two of the named defendants -- United Air Lines, Inc., and USAir, Inc.. After a thorough examination of the record, including review of the over 700 comments submitted by the public, the Court concluded that the Proposed final judgment was in the public interest. See United States v. Airline Tariff Publishing Co., 836 F. Supp. 9 (D.D.c. 1993). Judgment with respect to United Air Lines and USAir became final on November 1, 1993. Se on March 17, 1994, the United States and the remaining defendants -- Airline Tariff Publishing Company, Alaska Airlines. Inc., American Airlines, Inc., Continental Airlines, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Northwest Airlines, Inc., and Trans World Airlines, Inc., filed a stipulation consenting to the entry of a new proposed final judgment. In addition, the parties filed the new proposed final judgment and a competitive impact statement. The proposed final judgment is substantially identical to the final judgment entered on November 1, 1993. The Court finds that the government has complied with all of the procedural requirements of the Tunney Act. See 15 U.S.C. § 16(b)-(d). The Court also finds that entry of the proposed final judgment is in the public interest. The proposed relief effectively will foreclose the possibility that antitrust violations will occur or recur, without unduly impinging upon other aspects of the public interest. See Airline Tariff Publishing Co., 836 F. Supp. at 12-14; see also United States v. American Tel. Tel. Co., 552 F. Supp. 131, 150-51 (D.D.C. 1982), aff'd sub. nom. Maryland v. United States, 460 U.S. 1001 (1982). Accordingly, it hereby is ORDERED, that the proposed final judgment shall be entered with respect to defendants Airline Tariff Publishing Company, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines, Inc., Continental Airlines, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Northwest Airlines, Inc. 1 An amended proposed final judgment was filed on March 21, 1994. and Trans World Airlines, Inc.. SO ORDERED. =. A ctetie) Stanley 5. Warris United States District Judge Date: AUG 10 1994