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Freight cargo customers seek remedies from the UK High Court

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2008

A US-based law firm has initiated a representative action before the UK High Court against British Airways on behalf of indirect and direct purchasers of air cargo services that suffered losses as a result of the airline’s role in a price-fixing cartel

British Airways executives in magistrates' court

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2008

Four executives of British Airways appeared in court on 12 November 2008 on charges of colluding with Virgin Atlantic to fix the prices of passenger fuel surcharges on long-haul flights

British Airways' uniform policy upheld by EAT

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2008

The EAT has held, in the case of Eweida v British Airways plc, that BA's insistence that an employee must remove or conceal a cross that she wore on a necklace did not amount to indirect religious discrimination

British Airways incurs £300m fines from US and UK competition authorities

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2007

British Airways (BA) has been fined £121.5m and $300m by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) respectively for its part in fixing fuel surcharges on both passenger and cargo flights

The GMF defence: selecting the pool

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 7 2008

In a case involving part-time cabin crew at British Airways, the Court of Appeal has delivered some important guidance on a key aspect of the genuine material factor (GMF) defence

Ban on visibly wearing a crucifix not indirect religious discrimination

  • Cobbetts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 5 2009

British Airways operated a uniform policy that banned employees from visibly wearing items (including religious items) outside their uniform unless wearing the item was a “mandatory” scriptural requirement

Barclay v British Airways plc

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 2 2009

Ms Barclay appealed against the dismissal of her claim by Oxford County Court

The public interest, the rule of law and the 'BAE' case

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 9 2008

On 10 April the High Court in London ruled that the Director of the Serious Fraud Office had acted unlawfully in deciding on 'public interest' grounds to discontinue its investigation into allegations of bribery made by British Aerospace involving an official of Saudi Arabia

OFT announces criminal charges in airline fuel surcharges cartel case

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2008

Four men have been charged with cartel offences under the Enterprise Act in connection with the OFT's criminal investigation into price-fixing of fuel surcharges for long haul passenger flights

Look! Up in the air! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a balloon (and that is an aircraft)

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 13 2008

A recent case found the court considering whether a hot-air balloon, which carried passengers on pleasure trips, was an aircraft under the law