The European Commission fines nordic airlines companies for market-sharing (Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Maersk Air)

"Commission fines Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Maersk Air for market-sharing"* On 18 July 2001, the Commission decided to fine Scandinavian airlines SAS and Maersk Air € 39 375 000 and € 13 125 000 respectively for sharing markets on the routes to and from Denmark. SAS is a consortium owned by SAS Sverige AB (3/7), SAS Danmark A/S (2/7) and SAS Norge ASA (2/7). Each of the three companies is 50% owned by the State and 50% by other investors. The turnover of SAS in 2000 was SEK 44 481 million (some e 4 917 million). Maersk Air is, after SAS, the second airline in Denmark. It is owned by the A.P. Møller group, which is also active in shipping and oil and gas. The turnover of the Maersk Air group in 2000 was DKK 3 422 million (approximately € 458.6 million). 1. The notification,

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Eduardo Martínez-Rivero, The European Commission fines nordic airlines companies for market-sharing (Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Maersk Air), 18 July 2001, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2001, Art. N° 39022

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