Airports need regulation to stop price gouging, former competition watchdog finds
Australians are being gouged by under-regulated monopolistic airports abusing their market power, according to former competition watchdog boss Graeme Samuel.
Airlines are demanding the Government regulate airports to bring down costs, and commissioned the former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman to investigate the sector.
"[That is] whether it's the exorbitant landing and service fees paid by airlines on the passenger's behalf, their car parking fees, taxi surcharge or the bottle of water they buy in the terminal," Professor Samuel said.
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Posted: 24 May 2018 17:02:00