AA Skycaps Seek Cert. In 2nd Suit Over Bag Fees

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A group of skycaps suing American Airlines Inc. over its former curbside check-in fee for bags at airports across the country has launched a new bid for nationwide class certification based on a previous case that ended in a jury verdict for nine Massachusetts skycaps.

The motion — filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts — argues that the earlier case demonstrated that it is feasible for the current suit to proceed as a multistate class action.

The suit involves 25...
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