Air NZ bins automatic travel insurance after warning from ComCom

Thu, 05 Mar 2015

By Suze Metherell March 6 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand, the national carrier, will scrap its pre-selected travel insurance option after receiving a formal warning from the Commerce Commission, which is cracking down on businesses misleading consumers with 'opt out' additional products. The Auckland-based airline has agreed to no longer pre-tick travel insurance on its online ticketing system from April after a warning from the anti-trust regulator, the commission said in a statement. Previously as customers went through the check-out...

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