Burger King, «Chocolate» and «mu-Mu» can be fined for the prices in airports

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in fotosensasi at Domodedovo airport. Archival photoBurger King, «Chocolate» and «mu-Mu» can be fined for the prices in airports© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

Food network Burger King, «chocolate» and «mu-Mu» can be fined up to 15% of the turnover in air harbors for monopolistically high prices in Moscow airports, according to the words of the Deputy head of management of Federal Antimonopoly service (UFAS) across Moscow region Dmitry Strelnikov.

On Monday, the regional FAS announced that it has opened antitrust proceedings against the network of restaurants Burger King, «chocolate» and «mu-Mu» for high prices in the airports «Domodedovo» and «Zhukovskiy». The analysis of the situation in «Sheremetyevo» is still ongoing.

Strelnikov told RIA Novosti that violators abusing the inflated prices, could face several types of punishment. The first option — «by order of the FAS transferring to the Federal budget illegally received income».

«Either this is administrative liability under article 14.31 of the administrative code, which also shares responsibility — as fixed in case of infringement of interests of other persons or indefinite group of consumers. Either in the form of working fine, if it is determined that there was a restriction or elimination of competition in the market. While the specific responsibility to speak before,» said Strelnikov.

Thus, it can be a penalty from 300 thousand to 1 million rubles and turnover fines from 1% to 15% of the proceeds from activities at the airports.

Strelnikov did not rule out that the FAS initiated a case against other network companies operating at airports. In the airports «Domodedovo», «Sheremetyevo» and «Zhukovskiy», besides the already announced, such as network Sbarro, Subway, «Elki-Palki», «Kroshka-Kartoshka», KFC, Teremok, «Coffee house», «Coffeemania», Cinnabon, IL Patio, Costa Coffee, McDonalds and several others.