Air France-KLM Latest Airline to Settle US Mail Allegations | Company

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials said Friday that Air France-KLM agreed to pay $3.9 million to settle civil allegations that it falsified information about international mail deliveries for which it was incurred by the US Postal Service.

The Justice Department said the airline has contracted with the Post Office to pick up mail at six locations across the United States, as well as Department of Defense and State Department offices across the country. abroad for delivery.

From 2010 to early 2016, the company submitted electronic scans that incorrectly recorded when and where mail was delivered, the Justice Department said.

Air France-KLM was born from the merger in 2004 of the main French and Dutch airlines. Air France and KLM continue to operate as separate airlines.

The Justice Department said it was the seventh settlement with airlines totaling $84 million in connection with fake international mail delivery scans. A $10.5 million settlement with Delta was announced Thursday. Larger payouts were achieved earlier with United and American.

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