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Yes, the whole extra charge issue is a complete mystery. I expect it is not made a compulsory exposure by our lousy government as it is the only way that airlines can add uncheckable costs willy nilly to compensate for the “free” flights which the gullible think they are getting!
I believe t. bliar did try to demand that UK airlines show all inclusive costs, so that the weak British Public could be wraped in more cotton wool and know precisely what advertised flights would cost. However ike all of theother 3000+ laws he left us in his legacy, it had loophole after loopholeand we are still none the wiser.
Aer Fungus, not being UK, have taken the biscuit this week. The fare advertised excludes a “5 Euro per person per sector HANDLING FEE”! What for Christ’s sake is a handling fee?! Just add it into the flight costs you idiots! To make matters worse, they add that the fee will be reflected as 5 Euros in local currency. So what do they think the conversion is with the GB£? Yes you guessed it 1 to 1, so the cost for 3 returns goes up by £30!! Don’t treat us like fools, Aer Fungus!