Air Cargo Suits Ground Carriers In Court

Law360, New York (April 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On the heels of international air cargo cartel investigations conducted last year by competition officials, a massive wave of antitrust lawsuits has topped off, leaving airlines and shipping companies set for a courtroom showdown in the upcoming months.

Although air cargo antitrust lawsuits continue to be filed, the wave of litigation peaked last summer, with the lion’s share of such actions filed between May and August 2006, according to a recent survey of court dockets.

While cases were still being filed as recently as March 16,...
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