Judge greenlights class action lawsuit against Air Canada over fuel surcharges

MONTREAL - A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action lawsuit against Air Canada over fuel surcharges.

The lawsuit, approved yesterday, argues the country's largest airline "illegally overcharged its customers" by more than double the cost of fuel on some flights.

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