9th Circ. Won't Toss Korean Air Price-Fixing Appeal

Law360, New York (March 14, 2011, 3:36 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday refused to dismiss part of an appeal in a putative class action accusing Korean Air Lines Co. and Asiana Airlines Inc. of conspiring to fix the prices of passenger flights from the U.S. to Korea.

The indirect purchaser plaintiffs sought to dismiss one of the two issues on appeal in light of an agreement with direct purchaser plaintiffs in a multidistrict litigation over the airlines’ alleged collusion, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said it was too...
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