Cases & Deals

American Airlines' Envoy Air defeats class certification in employment dispute

Clients American Airlines Group

Jones Day obtained an order denying class certification on behalf of Dallas-based American Airlines' subsidiary Envoy Air Inc., which flies under the American Eagle brand. The plaintiffs brought a putative class claim in Texas state court related to certain bonus agreements. The 451st District Court in Kendall County, Texas denied class certification.

John Hinkley and Steven Rice v. Envoy Air Inc., No. 18-656 (451st District Court, Kendall Cty., Tex.)