The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is launching an enquiry as to whether airlines are prioritising premium passengers over economy ones, following the introduction of a cap on the number of people that carriers could bring to the country at the start of July . The move, first reported by the Guardian, came after allegations that airlines are nixing economy passenger bookings in favour of higher paying business and first class passengers, effectively leaving those on a lower budget stranded. Australia has imposed some of the toughest border controls globally, denying entry to non-citizens in March and banning its own

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