Germany's cartel office earlier this week announced that it had raided four German leisure travel airlines, including two of Europe's biggest tourism firms, on suspicion of collusion on travel agency commissions. According to a report in FT Deutschland, the cartel office raided the offices of TUI, Thomas Cook, Air Berlin and LTU. The reason for the raids was suspicion of illegal collusion of the companies in relation to their joint termination of contracts with travel agencies, the cartel ...

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