Chicago Transportation Agency Sues American Airlines Over Fuel Sales Tax Practices
March 12--American Airlines was sued Tuesday by Chicago's regional transportation agency, which claims the carrier engaged in a decadelong practice of illegally diverting millions of dollars in sales taxes it owed on jet fuel purchases. The airline says it is complying with the law. The Regional Transportation Authority claims in a lawsuit that it is due some of the sales tax collected on fuel purchases that American Airlines Group made through a sales office in Sycamore, Ill. In 2013, the...