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EU: Deutsche Bahn, Lufthansa Group reach settlement over air cargo cartel

 |  August 28, 2019

German logistics and European rail group Deutsche Bahn (DB) has reached an undisclosed settlement with Lufthansa concerning an alleged airline cargo cartel that operated from late 1999 to early 2006.

The settlement ends the companies’ dispute before the Regional Court of Cologne that has been ongoing since 2013.

“After intense negotiations with Lufthansa, we were able to find a good solution for both sides,” said Martin Seiler, member of the management board of DB for human resources and legal affairs.

He added, “Instead of continuing costly legal proceedings for years to come, it would be in the interests of all sides if we were able to reach an agreement with the remaining cartelists.”

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