Alaska Airlines Inc. v. Transp. Sec. Admin., No. 09-1062
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
Argued October 20, 2009
Decided December 11, 2009
Opinion by Judge Rogers
M. Roy Goldberg, Washington, DC
Jeffrey Clair, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
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