EVA Airways to pay US$13.2 million fine

EVA Airways Corporation has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a US$13.2 million criminal fine for its role in a global conspiracy to fix prices in the air cargo industry, the US Department of Justice announced. According to a one-count felony charge filed in US District Court for the District of Columbia, Taiwan-based EVA […]


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EVA Airways Corporation has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a US$13.2 million criminal fine for its role in a global conspiracy to fix prices in the air cargo industry, the US Department of Justice announced. According to a one-count felony charge filed in US District Court for the District of Columbia, Taiwan-based EVA participated in a conspiracy to fix particular cargo base rates or fees charged to customers for certain international air shipments. This included cargo to and from the US from at least as early as January 2003 until at least mid-February 2006. Under the plea agreement, which is subject to court approval, EVA has agreed to cooperate with the department’s antitrust investigation.