Airlines Urge High Court To Hear Antitrust Filed-Rate Fight

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 9:22 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit’s refusal to let two Asian airlines use federal price regulations to dodge antitrust damages claims warrants U.S. Supreme Court review because the ruling allows courts to improperly interfere in regulatory frameworks, the airlines have argued.

In an Oct. 18 certiorari petition, All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd. and EVA Airways Corp. urged the justices to overturn the circuit decision that the airlines could not use the filed-rate doctrine to dodge a putative class action alleging they colluded to fix the prices of certain fares...
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