The EU Commission sets out its policy on commissions paid by airlines to travel agents (Virgin / British Airways)

"Commission sets out its policy on commissions paid by airlines to travel agents"* The European Commission is investigating a series of complaints it has received in relation to commissions paid by airlines to travel agents. These complaints concern a possible abuse of a dominant position by airlines operating loyalty rebate schemes which effectively tie travel agents to a dominant airline, discouraging the travel agent from selling tickets for other airlines to their customers. As a first step, the European Commission has acted on a complaint it received from Virgin and has

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John Finnegan, The EU Commission sets out its policy on commissions paid by airlines to travel agents (Virgin / British Airways), 14 July 1999, e-Competitions July 1999, Art. N° 39316

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