Air New Zealand Moves To Toss Claims In Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, Los Angeles (December 6, 2013, 4:14 PM EST) -- Air New Zealand Ltd. asked a California federal court on Thursday to grant summary judgment in its favor on all claims in a multidistrict litigation where a putative class is accusing it of unlawfully fixing prices on passenger fares and surcharges, arguing that the remaining damage claims are barred by the filed rate doctrine.

The suit was brought in 2007 against a group of airlines, including ANZ, Singapore Airlines Ltd., Continental Airlines Inc. and others, alleging they conspired to fix prices on long-haul trans-Pacific flights to...
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