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Emirates fined $10 million in Australia cartel case

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Dubai airline Emirates Friday agreed to pay a fine of Aus$10 million (US$10.3 million) to settle a case brought by Australian regulators who accused it of fixing surcharges for fuel and other prices. 

File phtoo of Emirates Airlines planes parked at Dubai international airport in the Gulf emirate. Emirates has agreed to pay a fine of Aus$10 million (US$10.3 million) to settle a case brought by Australian regulators who accused it of fixing surcharges for fuel and other prices.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission started proceedings against the carrier in 2009, alleging it was part of a cartel that operated in the air freight market.

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