By Cavendish Elithorn of the OFT’s Goods and Consumer Group, in the Evening Standard:
Consumers find it harder to shop around and find the best deal if they have to invest time and effort in discovering surcharges.
Erm, no. All you have to do when booking online is stop at the final payment screen, then open another window and start booking on another airline and compare. Took me maybe an hour last time was booking flights with Ryanair.