DHL Targets Air Canada With $2B Cargo Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 6:52 PM EST) -- DHL Express' U.S. holding company sued Air Canada Tuesday for $2 billion in damages tied to its alleged role in a global conspiracy to fix air cargo prices.

DPWN Holdings (USA) Inc. said that even though it estimated DHL only paid Air Canada about $7.3 million in anti-competitive charges as a result of the cartel, the Canadian carrier was still on the hook for three times the entire cartel's overcharges to DHL from 2001 through late 2006.

"As a participant in the cartel and a supplier...
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Case Information

Case Title

DPWN Holdings (USA), Inc. v. Air Canada et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit



John Gleeson

Date Filed

November 19, 2013

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