In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Alaska Airlines for allegedly misleadingly encouraging passengers to purchase travel insurance on its website from its “preferred provider” Allianz Global Assistance without disclosing that the purchase price on the airline’s website includes a commission for Alaska Airlines resulting in passengers paying more for insurance than they would if they purchased it directly from Allianz. (Durkee et al v. Alaska Airlines, Inc.
, Case No. 19-cv-1071, S.D. Cal.)
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