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Italy: Regulator suspends Ryanair’s handbag policy

 |  October 31, 2018

Italy’s antitrust watchdog announce on Wednesday, October 31, it was provisionally suspending a new hand luggage policy at Ryanair and Wizz Air which had been due to come into force on November 1, Yahoo reported.

The antitrust body stated the two low cost airlines were planning to only let very small bags be brought on board for free and start charging passengers for standard sized luggage.

“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,” the watchdog stated.

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