S. Africa Raids Airlines In World Cup Pricing Probe

Law360, New York (April 6, 2010, 4:22 PM EDT) -- South Africa's competition watchdog has raided two airlines — including South African Airways (Pty) Ltd. — based on concerns that they may have withheld information from the regulator during its probe into claims that several of the country's major carriers have conspired to set prices for flights during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The country's Competition Commission said Tuesday that it had run a "successful" search and seizure investigation at offices for SAA, SAA-owned Mango Airlines and the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

The regulator plans...
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