British Airways and Virgin Atlantic will together pay about $203 million to settle a lawsuit brought by passengers who said the airlines illegally fixed the price of fuel surcharges on long-haul Author: The Irish Times. Feb 15, 2008 · LONDON/NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) - British Airways BAY.L and Virgin Atlantic [VA.UL] will together pay about $203 million to settle a lawsuit brought by passengers who said the airlines illegally Author: Reuters Editorial.
Aug 28, 2007 · Between 2004 and early 2006 the two carriers allegedly discussed the timing and size of surcharge increases, which were introduced to help to cover rising fuel costs. Virgin's lawyers blew the whistle on this practice when it was uncovered. British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Legal Help. This notification is being sent to you regarding a proposed settlement that has been reached in a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that British Airways Plc and Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd. unlawfully conspired to fix prices of fuel surcharges imposed on “long-haul” passenger fares.
Feb 16, 2008 · British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have agreed to pay $200m (£102m) to settle a US class-action lawsuit to compensate 8m customers who were the victims of an illegal fuel surcharge Author: Jonathan Russell. Home > Settlements > Fuel Surcharges, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic agree to $200 million price fixing class action settlement. Fuel Surcharges. February 16 2008. New York, NY: (Feb-14-08) Several passengers brought a class action lawsuit against British Airways (BA), alleging that the carrier fixed ticket prices. Sources stated that the.