Carnival Asks 9th Circ. For Piece Of Virgin Price-Fix Deal
By Daniel Siegal
Law360, Los Angeles (May 13, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Carnival PLC urged the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to make it a class member in multimillion-dollar settlements with Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. and British Airways PLC over fuel surcharge price-fixing, saying it was overcharged for airline tickets it sold to guests as part of cruise ship travel packages.
Carnival says it bought tens of thousands of airline tickets during the class period covered by the settlements — which put to rest claims that the airlines unlawfully agreed to impose fuel surcharges on tickets for air travel...