British Airways Again Looks To Nix Fuel Surcharge Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 4, 2013, 6:34 PM EST) -- British Airways PLC asked a New York federal judge Wednesday to reconsider his refusal to dismiss a proposed class action accusing the airline of imposing impermissible fuel surcharges on rewards flights, saying the judge relied on plaintiffs' allegedly erroneous statistical analysis.

British Airways said the plaintiffs' data — supposedly showing a deviation between the surcharges and the airline's cost of fuel — wrongly relied on the price of crude oil, which the airline doesn't buy and which is priced differently than jet fuel that it does...
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