SAS Braathens is guilty of predatory pricing in an attempt to drive low-fare rival Norwegian off the Oslo-Aalesund route, according to Norway's competition authority, which proposed fining the carrier NOK30 million ($4.5 million). According to Reuters, the authority found that SAS Braathens set fares at levels too low to recover costs. The airline already is challenging an NOK20 million fine for abuse of market position on the Oslo-Haugesund route.

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