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SFO confirms DPA in principle with Airline Services Limited

22 October, 2020 | News Releases

The Serious Fraud Office has reached a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Airline Services Limited (ASL), subject to final approval by the court. This approval will be sought from Mrs Justice May at a public hearing at Southwark Crown Court, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice, on 30 October 2020.

The SFO cannot provide further information until this hearing has concluded.

Notes to editors:

  1. The prospective DPA will conclude the SFO’s investigation into Airline Services Limited and this conduct.
  2. A DPA was reached in principle at a private hearing on Wednesday, 21 October 2020.
  3. Counsel for the SFO:
       a.   Crispin Aylett QC
       b.   Rachna Gokani
  4. Counsel for ASL:
       a.   Alison Pople QC

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