Friday, September 4, 2009

Australia accused Garuda Indonesia manipulate the air cargo price

PT Garuda Indonesia threatened fined by the Australian authorities. Business competition supervisory commission Australia on Wednesday (2 / 9) states started to take action against PT Garuda Indonesia.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accused Garuda Indonesia by manipulate  the prices of air cargo industry. Garuda Indonesia became the tenth airline which identified manipulate this price.

In a statement, the ACCC said, will conduct hearing on the allegations that Garuda Indonesia conspired with other carriers, to determine the price of fuel and security costs for air cargo between 2001 and 2006.

Previously, this agency has been taking action against six airlines, including Qantas Airways Ltd., and British Airways Plc, so that the court fined these airlines a total worth of 41 million Australian dollars.

ACCC also doing a similar action to Singapore Airlines Ltd., Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., and Emirates Airline.