The Canadian Competition Bureau takes steps against misleading representations in online sales of airline tickets (FlightHub)

The old adage appears to ring true yet again: If it sounds too good to be true it probably is. Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau), which assists the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) in the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act (Act), [1] announced on 28 October 2019 that the Commissioner has taken steps to protect consumers against misleading representations in the airline industry. The Commissioner entered into a temporary consent agreement (agreement) [2] with FlightHub Group Inc (FlightHub) [3], while continuing an investigation into FlightHub for alleged false and misleading marketing practices [4] in relation to hidden fees charged for flights on the flighthub.com and justfly.com online websites. [5] The agreement, the first ever

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian Competition Bureau takes steps against misleading representations in online sales of airline tickets (FlightHub), 28 October 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2020, Art. N° 93125

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