Tag: misleading advertising

Air Transat Sued For Falsely Advertising Non-Stop Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Vancouver law firm has launched a class action lawsuit against Air Transat (TS, Montréal Trudeau) for falsely advertising flights as non-stop in a scam known as the “Mexican Game”. In winter 2016, Transat wet-leased Flair Airlines (F8, Kelowna) B737-400s to operate flights from Calgary, Edmonton Int’l, Kelowna and Vancouver Int’l to destinations in Mexico. […]

Jetstar, Virgin Australia Fined AU$745,000 For Drip Pricing

Reading Time: 1 minute The Australian Federal Court has fined Jetstar Airways AUD545,000 (USD410,000) and Virgin Australia AUD200,000 (USD150,000) for offences relating to misleading advertising. The pair were found guilty in December 2015, and the fines were announced this week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). “The ACCC was concerned that Jetstar and Virgin’s ‘drip pricing’ conduct […]