Air NZ slams 'excessive pricing' by NZ airports, says law changes could cut plane ticket costs

Sophie Boot
Thu, 05 Jul 2018

By Sophie Boot July 5 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand has slammed the "ravages of airport pricing behaviour" in New Zealand in support of changes to the Commerce Act it says would help curb airport owners' charging and cut air travel costs for passengers. At the transport and infrastructure select committee today, the airline's head of government and industry affairs Duncan Small said the changes proposed won't solve the problem of excessive pricing behaviour by airports, "but do go some distance towards creating a credible threat that r...

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