The ACCC originally took action against Air New Zealand in 2009 for colluding to price-fix with 14 other airlines © P. Gudella/123RF
The ACCC originally took action against Air New Zealand in 2009 for colluding to price-fix with 14 other airlines © P. Gudella/123RF

Airlines' appeals fail in air freight cartel case

posted by Su-San Sit
in Law
19 June 2017

Australia’s High Court has dismissed appeals by Air New Zealand and Garuda Indonesia over an earlier ruling that the airlines breached Australia’s competition law by price-fixing.

The ruling, concerning airline agreements in place between 2002 and 2006, is the latest legal twist in an action that started seven years ago by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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