The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted legal proceedings in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Air Asia Berhad (Air Asia).
Air Asia is a foreign corporation that carries on a business in Australia as a supplier of international air travel services to the Australian public.
The ACCC alleges that Air Asia on its website (www.airasia.com/au) did not display some airfare prices inclusive of all taxes, duties, fees and other mandatory charges. Businesses that choose to advertise a part of the price of a particular product or service must also prominently specify a single total price.
The alleged conduct is in relation to the following flights between:
The ACCC alleges the conduct contravenes section 48 of the Australian Consumer Law within the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
The ACCC is seeking:
The matter has been filed in the Federal Court’s Fast Track List and is listed for a scheduling conference in Melbourne on Friday, 2 March 2012 at 10:15 a.m.
Abdul Malik Omar
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