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India: CCI rejects complaint against IndiGo

 |  June 30, 2015

The Competition Commission has rejected allegations that leading airline IndiGo abused its dominant position by imposing arbitrary and unfair conditions on passengers.

Rejecting the complaint, the regulator said there is “no prima facie case” of contravention of competition rules.

To ascertain whether there is prima facie evidence of violation of competition norms in the case, the Commission considered ‘market of air transport services for passengers in India’ as the relevant one.

“… no information is available in the public domain indicating the position of strength of opposition party 1 (Interglobe Aviation), which enables it to operate independently of competitive forces prevailing in the relevant market,” the Commission said in its order, dated June 25 and released on Monday.

Full content: The Financial Express

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