Tag: price fixing


  • DHL to pay $53m to settle price-fixing suit

    DHL to pay $53m to settle price-fixing suit

    The plaintiffs alleged that shortly after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks, the freight forwarding companies conspired to pass on all post-9/11 surcharges to their customers by agreeing to “fix, inflate and maintain” several subsequently arising surcharges......

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  • Carriers set to defend cartel claims in US court

    Air New Zealand, Air China Cargo, Air India and Polar Air Cargo and its parent Atlas Air Worldwide are set to go to US court in January to defend a multi-billion dollar class action suit....

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  • Asiana to pay $55M in freight case

    The South Korean airline will pay US$55 million to purchasers of freight shipping services to resolve claims of price-fixing...

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  • Schenker sues carriers over cargo price fixing

    Schenker has filed a lawsuit against air cargo carriers Air France, KLM, Martinair, Cargolux, Qantas, SAS and All Nippon Airways over alleged pricce fixing....

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  • Polar pleads guilty, fined $17 million

    Polar Air Cargo, a division of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW), has reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division to settle a price fixing charge involving fuel surcharges and cargo rates amongst......

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  • South Africa’s turn for price-fixing allegations

    Eight air cargo carriers including South African Airways Cargo face allegations of fixing the price of fuel surcharges and freight rates for cargo flown in and out of South Africa. The South African Competition Commission has asked......

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  • South Africa's turn for price-fixing allegations

    Eight air cargo carriers including South African Airways Cargo face allegations of fixing the price of fuel surcharges and freight rates for cargo flown in and out of South Africa. The South African Competition Commission has asked......

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  • Price-fixing investigation spreads to SA

    South Africa’s Competition Commission has referred eight air cargo carriers to the Competition Tribunal for alleged collusive behaviour that took place over a ten-year period, from 1996 to 2006. The companies face allegations of fixing the price......

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  • Air France-KLM settles US class action suit

    Air France and Dutch partners KLM and Martinair have said they have reached a settlement with plaintiffs on a US civil class action suit brought against them for conspiring to fix air cargo rates. But the settlement......

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  • MAS faces Australian price fixing charges

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Malaysia Airlines and its wholly-owned cargo subsidiary MASkargo. Malaysia Airlines is the 13th carrier to be investigated in ACCC proceedings for alleged......

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