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Travel Agents

Flight Centre verdict spurs agency agreements review

by Daisy Melwani

A South Australian-based law firm has urged businesses to review its agency agreements following December’s court ruling against Flight Centre, saying it leaves practices “up in the air”.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre’s Skroo at odds with ACCC over court verdict

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre has taken the High Court’s decision on the chin, but claims the ACCC’s willingness to pursue this case “without discussion or negotiation” is at odds with its recent approach to OTAs.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre loses ACCC case on airfare conduct

by Daisy Melwani

Flight Centre has lost a High Court battle with the ACCC over airfare prices that initially found the travel agency group to have engaged in anti-competitive conduct and previously fined $11 million.

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Hotels

Meriton fights back against ACCC court case

by Daisy Melwani

Meriton has fought back against the court case brought by the ACCC over TripAdvisor reviews, saying proceedings are “unnecessary”.

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Road & Rail

Europcar slammed by ACCC

by Kate Wbester

The Federal Court has declared that a number of terms in Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement to be unfair, and therefore void, in proceedings brought by the ACCC.

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Aviation

Are Aussie airports taking the mick?

by Marty Silk - AAP

Airports are raking in millions of dollars in profit but what are we getting in return?

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Travel Agents

Skroo “disappointed” with watchdog amid Flight Centre appeal

by Daisy Melwani / AAP

Flight Centre will “vigorously defend” its position after the ACCC was granted leave to take the long-running competition law test case all the way to the High Court.

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Aviation

ACCC gives Qantas and AA green light

by AAP

Qantas and AA have been given the all-clear for their recently expanded trans-Pacific alliance to continue for another five years.

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Aviation

Virgin, Etihad alliance gets reauthorised by ACCC

The alliance between Virgin Australia and Etihad Airways has been reauthorised for a further five years, with the two airlines promising more public benefits are to come from the deal.

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Aviation

Qantas set for nod to continue AA alliance

by AAP

Qantas’ enhanced trans-Pacific alliance with American Airlines looks set to get the go-ahead from the competition watchdog for another five years.

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Aviation

News

Jetstar, Virgin stung over booking fees

by AAP

Jetstar and Virgin Australia misled customers about ticket prices on their mobile sites in 2014, according to a court ruling.

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Aviation

ACCC set to renew Virgin, Etihad alliance

The alliance between Virgin Australia and Etihad looks set to get the green light for a further five years.

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