Australian Competition and Consumer Commission yesterday launched legal proceedings against Thai Airways, alleging that the carrier engaged in price-fixing on cargo carriage over a five-year period. Thai is the 11th airline targeted by ACCC in its ongoing investigation of antitrust irregularities in air cargo pricing. Six have paid penalties totaling A$41 million ($37.6 million) and four cases are pending (ATWOnline, Sept. 4). ACCC said in a statement that between 2001 and 2006, Thai ...

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