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OFT announces merger investigation into Ryanair's minority shareholding in Aer Lingus

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 31 2010

The OFT has announced it is conducting a merger investigation into the acquisition by Ryanair Holdings plc (Ryanair) of a 29.82 per cent minority shareholding in Aer Lingus Group plc (Aer Lingus) in 2006

Court of Appeal overturns CAT ruling on apparent bias in BAA market investigation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 31 2010

On 13 October the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal by the Competition Commission and restored the Competition Commission's report in the BAA market investigation (which included a requirement to divest 3 airports (Gatwick, Stansted and either Edinburgh or Glasgow

Statutory liens and aircraft operators

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 9 2010

In the case of Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd & Anor v The Civil Aviation Authority & Ors 2010 EWHC 1348 (Admin), the UK’s High Court held that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and BAA Ltd. (BAA) were entitled to a statutory lien of a lessor’s aircraft, to ensure a lessor pays all the outstanding route and aircraft charges of an insolvent operator and its fleet of aircraft, and not just those related to the aircraft of the lessor

OFT abandons criminal proceedings against current and former BA executives

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The OFT has abandoned its criminal prosecution of 3 former and 1 current BA executive under section 188 Enterprise Act 2002 (the cartel offence) for their part in a fuel surcharge cartel

Statement of objections issued against Cathay Pacific Airways and Virgin Atlantic

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2010

On 22 April 2010, the OFT issued a statement of objections alleging that Cathay Pacific Airways ("Cathay") and Virgin Atlantic infringed competition law in relation to passenger services on the London to Hong Kong route

Ban on wearing cross is not discriminatory

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 26 2010

In a case which has received a great deal of press attention, the Court of Appeal has upheld previous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal decisions that British Airways' requirement that an employee remove or conceal a cross she wore on a necklace was not indirect religious discrimination

Acquisition of joint control over Bristol Airport by OTTP and Macquarie Group approved by Commission

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

The Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of joint control of Bristol International Airport Limited by OTTP and the Macquarie Group under the EU Merger Regulation

Competition Appeal Tribunal hands down its judgment into BAA airports investigation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 31 2009

On 19 March 2009, the CC published the final report ("the Report") in its market investigation into BAA airports

The English High Court dismisses easyJet's judicial review action against the Civil Aviation Authority's Gatwick price control decision

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2009

The High Court has dismissed easyJet’s claim that the Civil Aviation Authority’s (the CAA) decision of March 2008 on the price controls at Gatwick Airport was legally flawed

Commission approves UK £113.7 million R&D aid to Short Brothers for development of composite wings

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 23 2009

The European Commission has approved, under EC Treaty State aid rules, a repayable cash advance of £113.7 million (120.59 million) that the UK plans to give to Short Brothers PLC, a 100 subsidiary of Bombardier, for the development of composite wings for Bombardier's new CSeries aircraft