Canada: class action against Air Canada over price disclosure

A motion filed on July 16, 2010 by Union des consommateurs du Québec against Air Canada (proposing that the action cover all residents of the province of Québec who have purchased tickets directly from Air Canada since June 30), alleges that Air Canada failed to disclose the complete price of its tickets in its paper and electronic advertisements as well as on its website.; in particular additional charges such as airport improvement fees and 9/11 security charges were added to the advertised prices.The motion claims for reimbursement of all fees and charges paid beyond the advertised price and the payment of $100 in punitive damages for each affected consumer.Source: Union des consommateurs du Québec (French)

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