Australia Names 2 More In Air Cargo Cartel Probe

Law360, New York (May 17, 2010, 1:01 PM EDT) -- The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission has initiated proceedings against Air New Zealand Ltd. and Japan Airlines International Co. Ltd. for alleged price-fixing in the air cargo industry, bringing the number of airlines named in the ACCC's cartel probe to 15.

ACCC officials filed suit Monday in the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney, against Air New Zealand and Japan Airlines, seeking declaration that the airlines were one of more than a dozen participants in illegal conspiracies to artificially inflate fuel and security surcharges applied to air...
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