Airline Deregulation Act

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On Friday, May 20, 2011, the First Circuit overturned a jury verdict against American Airlines and held that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 (ADA) preempts claims brought under the Massachusetts Tip Statute.

In 2005, American, along with many other airlines, began charging passengers who checked their luggage at curbside stations using skycaps a $2 per-bag

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