JOHANNESBURG - The Airlines Association of Southern Africa says its members are not deliberately hiking ticket prices in the wake of the Comair grounding.
On Wednesday, the Competition Commission met airlines to urge them not to inflate prices.
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Comair’s flight suspension left a 40 percent gap in the country's aviation capacity.
The Association’s CEO Aaron Munetsi explains that tickets bought closer to the departure date are more costly than those purchased well in advance.