PT Garuda Faces Australian Air Cargo Cartel Suit

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 1:51 PM EDT) -- PT Garuda Indonesia Ltd. has become the latest airline to be hit with a lawsuit by Australia's competition regulator as part of a long-running probe into cartel activity in the international air cargo industry.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said Wednesday it was instituting proceedings in Federal Court against PT Garuda, alleging that the Indonesian airline entered into deals with other international air cargo carriers over a five-year span from 2001 to 2006 to fix the price of a fuel surcharge and a security surcharge...
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