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Free Checked Bags on American Airlines

Class Action

Free Checked Bags on American Airlines

January 2021: This case was transferred to a court in Texas. Later in the month, the case was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. (Case No. 21-cv-19, N.D. Tex.)

September 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against American Airlines for allegedly falsely representing that the airline does not charge certain passengers a fee for checked bags when, according to plaintiffs, such passengers are actually required to pay baggage fees. (Cleary et al v. American Airlines, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-8139, C.D. Cal.)

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American Airlines Free Checked Bags Program

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American Airlines Free Checked Bags Program

Allegations: Misleadingly offering certain customers free checked bags when the airline does not program the terms into its software and improperly charges customers for checked bags

Trip Insurance Policies from American Airlines

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Trip Insurance Policies from American Airlines

In 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against American Airlines for allegedly misleadingly marketing trip insurance policies (that protect customers if their travel plans change) as being sold…

The Pricing Tactics of American Airlines

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The Pricing Tactics of American Airlines

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against American Airlines for allegedly offering airfare tickets at attractive prices but then increasing the price when consumers try to finalize their purchases.…


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