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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2017-06-22more like thismore than 2017-06-22
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Department for Transport more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on consumers of the cost of domestic flights on routes on which airlines have a monopoly or near monopoly; and whether they intend to investigate commercial practices whereby administrative charges are imposed on consumers who wish to change their flight details after having purchased fully flexible tickets. more like this
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Lord Steel of Aikwood more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government is not able to get involved in regulating the level of fares set by airlines operating in the UK, or abroad. Since the inception of the Single European Aviation market, any EU airline may establish the fare structure it wishes.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made no assessment on the impact of the costs of domestic flights, but has focused on ensuring connectivity to the regions.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has started work on unfair contract terms with the airlines, in accordance with the CAA’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. The work will include a review of the airlines’ terms and conditions with the aim of ensuring the rights and obligations of the consumers and businesses are fair and balanced and consumers are not being penalised by unfair contract terms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Callanan more like this
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less than 2017-06-28T11:10:31.46Zmore like thismore than 2017-06-28T11:10:31.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Callanan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Steel of Aikwood remove filter