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Alaska Airlines Inc. v. Transp. Sec. Admin., No. 09-1062

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By FindLaw Staff on December 11, 2009 3:32 PM

In a petition for review of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) imposition of passenger security fees on airlines, the petition is denied where: 1) petitioner's technical objection to the TSA's use of nonrandom judgmental sampling in auditing airlines is unfounded; and 2) the auditors' sampling methodology drew broadly from flights in every year during the audited period and the sampling was designed to select a fairly representative sample of the audited population.

Read Alaska Airlines Inc. v. Transp. Sec. Admin., No. 09-1062

Appellate Information

Argued October 20, 2009

Decided December 11, 2009


Opinion by Judge Rogers


For Petitioner:

M. Roy Goldberg, Washington, DC

For Respondent:

Jeffrey Clair, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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