EVA Airways Settles Price-Fixing Class Action For $21M

By RJ Vogt (March 13, 2018, 8:23 PM EDT) -- Airline passengers accusing a slew of airlines of fixing the price of long-haul flights to Pacific destinations told a California federal judge Tuesday they have agreed to settle with EVA Airways Corp. for $21 million, marking the latest airline to settle out of the sprawling multidistrict litigation.

In January, Philippine Airlines Inc., Air New Zealand Ltd. and China Airlines Ltd. agreed to pay a total of $29.4 million to settle the allegations. Now EVA has followed suit, agreeing to pay $21 million, plus an additional $250,000 to partially offset the costs of the settlement notice and administration, and agreed to cooperate...

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