Cargolux 747-400F. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. British Airways was fined $1.6 million and Cargolux fined $4.6 million for operating an illegal cartel to fix airfreight rates on flights into New Zealand. Both airlines admitted the offense last month in settlements reached with the New Zealand Commerce Commission, which lodged actions against 13 international airlines in 2008 (ATW Daily News, March 21). “The penalties reflect discounts for both airlines, to take account of their ...

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