CORRECTED: Airlines Reject Kinder Morgan Pipeline Settlement

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 4:58 PM EST) -- An administrative law judge on Tuesday cut four airlines from negotiations over a settlement with Kinder Morgan in a suit brought by a slew of companies against the energy giant over pipeline rate challenges, after the airlines rejected the settlement's terms.

That means the complaints lodged by the airlines — Continental Airlines Co., US Airways Inc., Southwest Airlines Co. and Delta Air Lines Inc. — over shipping oil rate hikes for Kinder Morgan's CalNev pipeline, which runs from Colton, Calif. to Las Vegas, is now headed...
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