Two British Airways Executives Bolt Amid Probe

Law360, New York (October 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the wake of a probe into British Airways’ possible cartel activity regarding fuel surcharges, two key executives at the carrier have resigned after taking formal leaves of absence.

On Monday, British Airways revealed in a statement to the London Stock Exchange that Martin George, the airline’s commercial director and Iain Burns, the head of communications, had left their posts effective immediately.

"It is with regret that I notify you of my decision to step down as commercial director of British Airways," said George in his...
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