Fee Hike May Force Air NZ to Raise Fares
A decision by air traffic control provider Airways NZ to increase its prices has put the state-owned company on a collision course with airlines, who say it is being monopolistic and endangering tourism. Airways has announced it will increase the levies it charges airlines by 15.7 per cent over the next three years, starting in July. Airlines have said the increases will need to be passed on to customers through higher fares. The country's only air navigation services provider initially...