SAS Fined $30M Over Spying On Rival Airline

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The Norwegian unit of Scandinavian Airlines Systems must pay competing carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA nearly $30 million for allegedly spying on the rival airline through a shared electronic booking system, Norway's Supreme Court has said.

The Supreme Court's appeals branch on Tuesday denied an SAS appeal of a March 16 high court ruling that awarded Norwegian nearly 175 million kroner ($29.8 million), Norwegian said in a statement Thursday.

SAS shared use of the electronic booking system Amadeus with Norwegian until 2002, and then continued to...
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