Lufthansa yesterday said it agreed to pay $85 million to settle a string of class-action lawsuits filed in the US following the February launch of a multinational probe into alleged price-fixing by airlines carrying cargo (ATWOnline, Feb. 15). The US Dept. of Justice, the European Commission and regulatory agencies in several Asian countries (ATWOnline, Feb. 16) raided airline offices to investigate alleged collusion and price-fixing in the setting of fuel and security surcharges related to ...

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