The Turkish Council of State annuls the decision of the Competition Authority which dismissed the complaint at the preliminary inquiry stage without evaluating the information that showed the collusion (Pegas / Anex / Tez / Odeon Tours)

This case comment analyses the judgment of the Turkish Council of State in which it has annulled the decision of the Turkish Competition Authority that rejects the complaint of a rival at the stage of preliminary inquiry without assessing the evidence demonstrating the collusion between four tour operators in question. The Decision of the Turkish Competition Authority The decision of the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) involved four tour operators, namely Pegas, Anex, Tez and Odeon Tours [1]. The relevant product market was defined as incoming travel and accommodation services while the relevant geographic market was defined as Antalya. In 2013, one of the rivals of these four tour operators (IATA Tour) brought a complaint to the TCA alleging a violation of the Article 4 of the

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Eda Sahin, The Turkish Council of State annuls the decision of the Competition Authority which dismissed the complaint at the preliminary inquiry stage without evaluating the information that showed the collusion (Pegas / Anex / Tez / Odeon Tours), 12 October 2015, e-Competitions October 2015, Art. N° 82701

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