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Aussie airlines drop pre-selected booking options

by Brianon December 2, 2016
In the last two days, three of Australia's major airlines have finally dropped pre-selected optional extras during the booking process.
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Australian airlines booking & service fees found to be misleading

by Lesleyon November 18, 2015
Court finds that the "drip pricing" strategy of adding a booking fee to low priced airfares contravenes Australian Consumer Law.
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ACCC announces drip pricing crackdown

by Brianon February 21, 2014
Seasoned economy travellers are familiar with the oft-used "drip pricing" strategy employed by airlines (both budget and full-service) to maximise their revenues, and your ticket price. For those less familiar, the total price you are presented with at the end of a ticketing process can be much larger than what you thought you were going to pay when you started.

Qantas and Emirates A380s parked badly,Emiroo

Qantas-Emirates alliance gets conditional nod from ACCC

by Brianon March 27, 2013
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has at long last granted final approval to the proposed alliance between Qantas and Emirates. It’s been a long road, with excitement building through draft determinations, interim authorisations and now final approval. All the while, there have been no real surprises – except maybe for the odd snarky submission. It also […]
Qantas and Emirates A380s parked badly,Emiroo

Qantas-Emirates alliance approval nears deadline

by Brianon March 25, 2013
UPDATED The proposed alliance between Qantas and Emirates - affectionately called Emiroo by some - is nearing its approval deadline.