Airports Association wants Commerce Commission to inspect Air NZ's regional fares

Wed, 27 Aug 2014

By Suze Metherell Aug. 28 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Airports Association has called on the Commerce Commission to regulate Air New Zealand's regional fares, where the national carrier has an effective monopoly. The Auckland-based airline yesterday announced a 45 percent uplift in annual profit to $262 million, its third consecutive year of earnings growth. Domestic routes between the major centers, such as Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, are often discounted, but the NZ Airports Association says regions are right to question...

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