Flyers Ask Justices To Pass On Antitrust Filed-Rate Fight

By Matthew Perlman (February 13, 2018, 9:23 PM EST) -- Airline passengers have urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear an appeal from All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd., which is trying to escape multidistrict litigation over price-fixing allegations by pointing to federal pricing regulations, arguing the company is raising questions of fact.

The customers filed a brief in opposition on Friday to a petition from Nippon Airways and EVA Airways Corp. that asked the justices to overturn a Ninth Circuit decision finding the airlines could not use the filed-rate doctrine to dodge a putative class action alleging they colluded to fix the prices of certain fares and fuel surcharges on...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!