Settlement In BA-VA Price-Fixing Class Action

You’re entitled to a small refund if you bought tickets for a long haul flight on British Airways or Virgin Atlantic between August 11, 2004 and March 23, 2006. The amount is $7-$34 per flight taken. This is the settlement in a class action lawsuit contending the two airlines colluded to fix the price of fuel surcharges. More info at [via RickSeaney]


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  1. Nighthawke says:

    Where did you dig up that Berryman cartoon at? Any kind of work portraying TR is fantastic to say the least of the man.

  2. MikeF74 says:

    USA residents go to [] (not the address).

  3. Murph1908 says:

    I’m still waiting for my diamond money.

    And my over-seas credit card fee money.

    This would be a third class action I am eligible for this is a direct result of my engagement/marriage/honeymoon.

    Wonder if I’ll ever see any of it.

  4. Murph1908 says:

    Wow, poorly edited sentence due to reckless use of cut/paste!

    That should read:

    This would be a third class action I am eligible for as a direct result of my engagement/marriage/honeymoon.

  5. dweebster says:

    Wow – you might be able to put that money toward the expense of flying with a carry-on bag…

  6. Propaniac says:

    Hey, this actually applies to me! I had to check my journal archives to find out when I bought my September 2004 tickets to London, but I ordered them on August 16. $7 refund, here I come!

  7. oneliketadow says:

    Without clicking to see the terms, I’d like to posit a guess:

    1) $50 Million to some lawyers
    2) Neither airline admits wrong-doing
    3) Affected customers fill out 5 pages of paperwork, get 1 can of soda and a bag of peanuts.