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E.U. Court Affirms €6.8M British Airways Fine

Law360 (March 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A European Union high court on Thursday rebuffed British Airways’ bid to overturn a €6.8 million fine it received for abusing its dominant position in the United Kingdom airline industry in the 1990s.

The European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg, upheld a 2003 ruling by the European Court of First Instance that dismissed an earlier appeal by the U.K. airliner over its practices.

The dispute centers on BA’s agreements with travel agents in the United Kingdom, which included not only a basic commission system for...
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