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The case of price fixing conspiracy by four major US airlines

“There are presently a total of 105 cases consolidated in this action…For the purposes of this motion (to dismiss)…the Court accepts as true the allegations in the Complaint…(The) [d]efendants

“There are presently a total of 105 cases consolidated in this action…For the purposes of this motion (to dismiss)…the Court accepts as true the allegations in the Complaint…(The) [d]efendants, American Airlines, Inc. (American), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (Delta), Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) and United Airlines, Inc. (United) are the four largest commercial air passenger carriers in the United States…In addition to the four named Defendants, Plaintiffs allege that U.S. Airways prior to its merger with American, Air Canada and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) willingly conspired with Defendants to unlawfully restrain trade”.


In this week’s article, we discuss the case of In re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation, 2016 WL 6426366 (D.C.D.C. 2016) which involves charges of a price fixing conspiracy by four major U.S. airlines. We previously discussed the complaint in this case in Travel Law: Domestic US airline price fixing litigation, www.eturbonews.com (4/7/2016). In this article, we examine the decision of United States District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly denying the defendant airline’s motion seeking to dismiss the plaintiffs’ Consolidated Amended Complaint.