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11th Circ. Affirms Delta, AirTran Win In Bag-Fee MDL

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 5:55 PM EDT) -- In a one-sentence order Friday, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a Georgia federal judge's summary judgment for Delta Air Lines Inc. and AirTran Airways Inc. in passengers' long-running multidistrict litigation alleging the airlines colluded to institute a fee on first-checked bags.

A three-judge panel issued a per curiam opinion affirming the lower court, two days after hearing oral arguments in the dispute. The passengers had been looking to reverse a March 2017 ruling from U.S. District Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr. that a close examination of all...
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Case Title

Martin Siegel, et al v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., et al


Case Number

16-16401

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3410 Antitrust

Date Filed

October 6, 2016


Case Title

Avery Insurance Group, Inc., et al v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., et al


Case Number

17-11733

Court

Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3410 Antitrust

Date Filed

April 13, 2017


Case Title

IN RE: Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation.


Case Number

1:09-md-02089

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Timothy C. Batten, Sr

Date Filed

March 9, 2018

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