Airlines Warn Of Chaos In 2nd Circ. Cargo Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 10:27 PM EDT) -- Foreign airlines accused in a class action of state antitrust violations for allegedly fixing air cargo rates on Thursday warned the Second Circuit that a mishmash of state regulations could hobble them unless the appeals court rules that federal law is supreme.

Indirect purchasers of air freight service, whose state law-based claims were thrown out in 2009, want the appeals court to revive their suit against carriers like British Airways PLC, Emirates and Korean Air Lines Corp., all of which are accused of being part of...
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