Continental Frequent Fliers Won't Get Day In High Court

Law360, Chicago (May 21, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a putative class action, dismissed by the Sixth Circuit, against Continental Airlines Inc. brought by frequent flier members alleging the airline charged more miles than advertised for reward tickets and breached contracts.

The high court denied, without comment, the petition for a writ of certiorari that the plaintiffs filed March 16 in a bid to revive their suit, which accuses Continental of unilaterally changing the terms of their frequent flyer agreements and unfairly tacking on fees, actions...
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