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Three days after American Airlines pulled its flight listings from Orbitz, the online travel agency announced Friday that it had reached an agreement to again list the carrier's fares.

American, which pays Orbitz for bookings that come through its site, said earlier this week that fliers no longer would be able to book their tickets on Orbitz because the two companies had failed to reach an agreement on those costs.US Airways, which merged with American last year, was to follow suit Monday.

But Orbitz now says American has returned, and flights and fares to travel on the world's biggest airline would be listed immediately.

"We are pleased that our longstanding relationship with American Airlines allowed us to quickly resolve business matters and that we continue to offer a broad range of options, including American Airlines and US Airways flights, to the millions of shoppers who book travel on our global sites each day," Sam Fulton, president of Orbitz.com, said in a statement.

Orbitz and American have tussled before.

In December 2010, American also pulled its fares off the online site in a dispute that revolved more around American's desire to have Orbitz receive flight information directly from the airline rather than through global distribution systems that traditionally have channeled such information.

During that spat, Orbitz saw its traffic drop roughly 5%, according to Henry Harteveldt, a travel industry analyst for Atmosphere Research Group.

Like this go-round, the two companies soon reached an agreement.

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