US Dept. of Justice announced Monday that China Airlines Ltd. agreed to pay $40 million in criminal fines for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices in the air cargo industry on flights to and from the US between 2000 and 2006. The plea agreement is subject to court approval. According to the charge, Taiwan-based China Airlines “carried out the conspiracy by agreeing during meetings and other communications on certain components of the cargo rates to be charged for shipments on ...

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