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Sanchez v. Aerovias de Mexico, S.A., No. 08-55588

In a class action challenging an airline's collection of a tourism tax for the Mexican government from which plaintiffs were exempt, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where defendant did not make any contractual commitment to advise passengers about the Mexico tourism tax, not to collect it from exempt passengers, or to refund that portion of the price attributable to the tax.

Read Sanchez v. Aerovias de Mexico, S.A., No. 08-55588

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted May 5, 2009

Filed January 5, 2010


Opinion by Judge Rymer

Dissent by Judge Kleinfeld


For Appellant:

H. Rossbacher, The Rossbacher Firm, Los Angeles, CA

For Appellee:

Frank A. Silane, Condon & Forsyth LLP, Los Angeles, CA