Gogo Beats Suit Claiming In-Flight Internet Monopoly

Law360, Los Angeles (April 10, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday threw out a putative class action accusing in-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc. of achieving a monopoly on the industry through unfair airline contracts, ruling the plaintiffs failed to adequately claim that such contracts foreclosed competition in a substantial part of the market.

U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen dismissed the lawsuit without prejudice and gave the plaintiffs 30 days to amend their complaint.

In dismissing the complaint, Judge Chen ruled that the plaintiffs “do not allege ... that there are substantial...
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