Air NZ appeal on Australian cartel case rejected by High Court

Sophie Boot
Wed, 14 Jun 2017

By Sophie Boot June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Australia's High Court has dismissed appeals by Air New Zealand and PT Garuda Indonesia over a 2016 ruling that agreed surcharges on cargo breached that nation's price fixing laws. The two are the only airlines of 15 that haven't settled with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission since the Australian regulator began proceedings for price fixing on air cargo at ports outside of Australia destined for that nation. Total fines of A$98.5 million were imposed by the courts against the 13 air...

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