The Turkish Competition Authority rejects a consumer complaint on the excessiveness of airport parking fees (Esenboga)

The Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) has rejected a consumer complaint alleging that the car park fees at the only airport in the capital (Ankara Esenboga Airport) are excessive. The case arose out of a consumer complaining to the TCA after having parked his vehicle at the airport car park for 27 hours and being charged 40,50 Turkish Liras (roughly €20). Following the complaint, the TCA decided to carry out a preliminary investigation. According to the rapporteur's findings, there is a serious restriction of supply by the airport operator TAV Esenboga in its use of the car park to the detriment of consumer welfare and this harm to consumer welfare should be

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Pinar Akman, The Turkish Competition Authority rejects a consumer complaint on the excessiveness of airport parking fees (Esenboga), 13 April 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2009, Art. N° 27426

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