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Air Cargo Conspiracy Fines and Class Action Settlements

Several airlines have paid big fines for fixing surcharges for air cargo

Several airlines have paid big fines for fixing surcharges for air cargo

A number of airlines from around the world have pleaded guilty to fixing various surcharges on air cargo shipments to and from Canada, and paid large fines and class action settlements.

The following table summarizes these fines and settlements for all defendants to the class actions:

Parties

Fines

Class Action Settlements

$million $million
5.338
0.738
SAS 0.3
0.155 0.237
Cargolux 2.5 1.8
Singapore 1.05
4 6.5
/ LAN 0.975 0.7
1.5
KLM 5
1
British Airways 4.5
Korean Airlines 5.5  4.1
 1.5
 0.425
Swiss International Airlines
Totals 25.13 22.688