Expedia has launched a counterclaim against Ryanair in a US court that accuses it of trying to “destroy” competition by leveraging a “monopoly” position on some routes. Ryanair has been suing Expedia in a Seattle court for allegedly “screenscraping” its fares. Ryanair alleges Expedia resells Ryanair fares without permission. The case has taken Ryanair’s long-running crusade against alleged screenscrapers in Europe to a new level, bringing its fight to a US court for the first time in what is likely to be the airline’s biggest ever commercial lawsuit. Get the full story at The Irish Times