12 New Airlines Added To Trans-Pacific Air MDL

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 7:06 PM EDT) -- British Airways, Air France, China Airlines Ltd. and several other major airlines have been added as defendants to a passenger air transportation antitrust action alleging a global conspiracy to fix prices on long-haul trans-Pacific flights, effectively doubling the number of companies currently implicated in the massive multidistrict litigation.

The amended complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, added about 12 airlines to the suit as defendants, bringing the current total up to 19, attorney for the plaintiffs Steven Williams...
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