Full Fares Please

July 26, 2007

MEPs have supported a Commission proposal to make it obligatory for airlines to advertise real flight prices, rather than eye-catching numbers that hide the full cost.

[mailchimp_signup][/mailchimp_signup]A number of flights are advertised as being free or costing one cent, when there are up to €35 of charges to be paid. If approved by ministers, the new rules will come into effect in January.

• The Irish low-fares airline Ryanair has been ordered by the British advertising authority not to show an advert that understated the impact of aviation on the environment.

This news story is taken from the July 2007 edition of T&E Bulletin.

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