Law360, New York (November 12, 2015, 3:09 PM EST) -- The transportation sector has faced a growing number of antitrust class actions in recent years, as everything from air cargo services to ocean shipping for vehicles has become the target of price-fixing charges over the last decade.
The airline industry has been a particularly popular target, with new fees for checked bags and consolidation in the industry prompting claims of collusion from private plaintiffs. But ocean shippers, auto parts makers and even railroads have been hit with competition challenges.
The frequency of challenges to the air industry is likely due in part to a wave of mergers that have made it easier...
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