Southwest Airlines Refusal of Refunds for Canceled Flights Class Action

If you have a ticket to travel on an airline, and the airline cancels your flight, you expect to get a refund. After all, you didn’t cancel. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Southwest Airlines Co. is not refunding tickets for its canceled flights; instead, it’s offering only rebooking on another flight  Read more

Southwest Airlines Plane in Flight with Wheels Down

United Airlines Cancels Flights, Refuses to Give Refunds Class Action

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are no longer traveling. Airlines have reduced their flight schedules, to avoid running flights with too few passengers to make them profitable. The complaint for this class action alleges that United Airlines Holdings, Inc. and United Airlines, Inc. are improperly refusing to issue refunds to passengers for  Read more

United Plane in Flight

Aeroflot and Finnair Missed Flights Montreal Convention Class Action

This class action brings its first count under the Montreal Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air of 1999. However, it also claims breach of contract and RICO Act charges. At issue is a missed Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Finnair OYJ flight.   Read more

Aeroflot Aircraft Climbing into the Sky

Transpacific Passenger Airlines Antitrust Settlement

In an ongoing class action, four more airlines have agreed to settle a class action alleging antitrust violations. The airlines are Air New Zealand Limited, China Airlines, Ltd., EVA Airways Corporation, and Philippine Airlines, Inc. The complaint alleges that the airlines conspired to fix prices for travel originating in the US and going to Asia  Read more

British Airways Executive Club Fuel Surcharge Settlement

British Airways is settling with members of its Executive Club who brought a class action alleging that when frequent fliers took reward flights, the airline charged them fuel surcharges that were not reasonably related to the price of fuel.  Read more

Airlines Antitrust Capacity Seating Class Action Lawsuit

This lawsuit centers on the question of whether airline executives violated federal antitrust laws by colluding to maintain “capacity discipline” – which means limiting the number of flights and seats despite increased demand and lower costs.  Read more