Forty airlines on Friday filed a federal lawsuit against Los Angeles International Airport, challenging a plan that would triple landing fees at the facility.

The lawsuit charges that the steep increase ignores federal laws and international agreements that prohibit the airport from imposing fees above those needed to operate the facility.

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