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ITA Statement on DOJ Approval to be Acquired by Google

On July 1, 2010, ITA Software announced a merger agreement to be acquired by Google subject to customary closing conditions. Today we are extremely pleased with the DOJ’s decision to clear Google’s acquisition of ITA.

We will begin work immediately to close the acquisition, and are committed to making the integration process as seamless as possible for our employees and customers. We are excited about joining forces with Google, and look forward to getting our teams together after close to start working on innovative new ways to make travel search easier.

About ITA Software, Inc.

ITA Software (www.itasoftware.com) is a leading provider of innovative solutions for the travel industry. ITA’s QPX, a comprehensive airfare shopping system, is used by leading airlines and travel distributors worldwide. ITA is now offering a completely new airline passenger reservation system to improve the customer experience. On July 1, 2010, ITA announced a merger agreement to be acquired by Google. ITA was founded by computer scientists from MIT and is located in Cambridge, Mass., USA.

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