Justices Won't Review Airlines' $40M One-Size-Fits-All Deal

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 5:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a $39.5 million settlement in antitrust multidistrict litigation accusing Societe Air France, Japan Airlines and other airlines of fixing prices for transpacific flights, leaving untouched a deal that was challenged for purportedly having intraclass conflicts.

The high court denied a petition for certiorari from libertarian think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute seeking to undo a $39.5 million settlement reached between passengers and airlines such as Air France, Japan Airlines, Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Singapore Airlines Ltd. and Vietnam...
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