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  • SAS expects to appeal $26m fine in Norwegian espionage case


    <P><A href="http://www.sasgroup.net/SASGroup/default.asp">SAS&nbsp;Group</A> is expecting to appeal an Oslo court’s...


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  • SAS expects to appeal $26m fine in Norwegian espionage case

    News | 21 May 2008 07:00 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P><A href="http://www.sasgroup.net/SASGroup/default.asp">SAS&nbsp;Group</A> is expecting to appeal an Oslo court’s imposition of a NKr132 million ($26.3 million) fine on the company, for obtaining sensitive data on rival airline Norwegian by accessing its reservation system.</P> <P>The court has also ruled that SAS Group and its Norwegian division SAS Norge must pay costs amounting to NKr6.8 million.</P> <P>SAS Group says it intends to examine the judgement once it has dealt with immediate operational problems arising from an airport workers’ strike in Norway.</P> <P>“We will review the terms of the judgement when Norwegian aviation has returned to normal,” says SAS Norge president Ola Strand. “But it is highly probable that we will appeal this judgement.”</P> <P>Norwegian brought the case against <A href="http://www.sas.no/Default.aspx?vst=true&amp;epslanguage=NO">SAS&nbsp;Norge </A>two years ago.</P> <P>It centres on an agreement forged between the airlines during their earlier inhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAS-expects-to-appeal-26m-fine-in-Norwegian-espionage-case-223931/
  • Briefing: Europe

    News | 21 May 2007 00:00

    <P><STRONG>British Airways eyes Iberia</STRONG></P> <P>British Airways revealed in late April it had approached private equity firms about jointly making a takeover bid for Iberia. BA already owns about 10% of Iberia and says it will not make a bid for its oneworld partner. In March, after it was approached by investors linked to US private equity firm Texas Pacific, Iberia indicated it was open to potential bidders. BA initially said it had no plans to increase its 10% shareholding in Iberia. It now says any offer with a consortium would not involve BA making any additional capital investment.</P> <P><STRONG>Virgin Atlantic buys 787s</STRONG></P> <P>Virgin Atlantic Airways has placed an order for 15 Boeing 787s for delivery from 2011. The 787 will be Virgin's first twin-engined aircraft. The carrier now operates Boeing 747s and Airbus A340s and has A380s on order. The 787s will replace Virgin's A340-300s.</P> <P><STRONG>AirUnion becomes one</STRONG></P> <P>The five Russian carriers cohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Briefing-Europe-214078/