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Italy antitrust suspends new hand luggage policy at Ryanair, WizzAir!

Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Wednesday it was provisionally suspending a new hand luggage policy at Ryanair and WizzAir, which had been due to come into force on 1 November 2018.

The antitrust body said the two low cost airlines were planning to only let very small bags be brought on board for free and instead start charging passengers for trolleys.

“The request for supplementary pay for an essential element of air transport, such as hand baggage, provides a false representation of the real ticket price … misleading the consumer,”

Source: Reuters

  • Nick Knight

    No article says is this only Italy or EU wide

    • Francesco

      Italy only. But we don’t actually know if Ryanair will comply.