Excess hand baggage fee: APAI plans to move Competition Comm
An air passengers' grouping plans to file a complaint with the Competition Commission against private airlines for allegedly levying higher charges for excess hand baggage, an official of the association said today.
Suspecting possible cartelisation among private carriers, the Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) is mulling moving the Competition Commission of India (CCI) -- which keeps a tab on unfair business practices across sectors.
Some airlines have hiked additional hand baggage fee after the Delhi High Court, earlier this month, set aside the capping of such charges by aviation regulator DGCA.
"We are looking to approach the CCI over the hand baggage issue as we apprehend a cartelisation... Our lawyers are collecting the required documents to put up a water tight case before the CCI," APAI Founder and President D Sudhakara Reddy told
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