American Airlines and GDS operator Sabre said on Wednesday they have settled a dispute over alleged anti-competitive business practices.
American had claimed that global distribution systems that provide fare information to travel agents had conspired with each other to protect their mutual interests, organised boycotts to punish American for supporting alternatives and used other practices that squelched competition.
A jury trial in the matter had started in state court in Texas earlier this month.
American will receive an undisclosed monetary payment from Sabre. The two companies renewed their distribution agreement, they said in a joint statement.
Sabre, which owns Travelocity, is one of several global distribution systems that act as pipelines to provide fare and flight information. It was once a unit of American.
The settlement requires approval by US bankruptcy court.
As a result of the settlement, Sabre is no longer a defendant in American's continuing federal suit against Orbitz Worldwide and airfare data provider Travelport.