RICHMOND, Va. -- Attorneys for the class-action suit brought forth
by travel agent Sarah Hall filed an appeal Nov. 4 in the Fourth
Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals here in an attempt to reverse a court
ruling that last week that dismissed their antitrust class-action
suit against the major airlines.
The process now requires the court of appeals to establish a
briefing scheduling, during which the plaintiff and defendants file
briefs with the court arguing whether the case should go
Later in the process, a three-judge panel will hear oral
arguments, which will be followed by a ruling.
Hall's attorney Daniel Shulman told TravelWeekly.com that some
appeals take months. "Others take several years," he said. "I don't
know how long this will take."
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