Can Agencies Undercut Published Fares? Sweden Says Yes, And Finnair Concedes

Finnair no longer will restrict travel agencies from advertising lower prices than the airline's published fares, the airline has assured the Swedish Competition Authority. The move follows the regulator's yearslong anticompetition probe over Finnair's moves in late 2019 to cut off online travel agencies that undercut its pricing in metasearch channels.

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