BA execs in court on price fixing

Three former British Airways’ executives and the firm’s head of sales have appeared in court accused of price fixing.It is claimed that between July 2004 and April 2006 the BA staff conspired with Virgin to fix the price of fuel surcharges on long haul flights.

The airline’s head of sales Andrew Crawley, 41, appeared at City of London Magistrates Court alongside Iain Burns, former head of communications, Alan Burnett, who led sales in the UK and Ireland, and Martin George, who was commercial director.