British Airways and Korean Air both officially pleaded guilty to price-fixing charges yesterday in a US federal court, which levied a fine of $300 million against each. The carriers previously had agreed to pay that amount in an accord with the Dept. of Justice as part of the ongoing investigation into antitrust violations by airlines around the world relating to illegal cooperation on setting surcharges (ATWOnline, Aug. 2). The probe, which is being conducted jointly with authorities in ...

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