Hungarian Competition Authority Investigates Wizz Air

  • 8 Feb 2023 9:57 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Hungarian Competition Authority Investigates Wizz Air
The GVH has launched an investigation into Wizz Air, as it suspects that the low-cost airline is surreptitiously redirecting consumers towards its premium services during online ticket sales, the competition authority announced.

The GVH suspects that the airline is withholding important information or revealing it late on its online platforms in order to influence ticket buyers in the direction of more expensive options.

Following a comprehensive analysis completed last October, the GVH firmly warned airlines to change their methods of imperceptibly distorting consumer decisions in their ticket sales and advertising practices.

The authority also indicated that if no progress is detected in the affected market, then it might investigate airlines that engage in these practices.

MTI Photo: Zsolt Szigetvári

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