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OFT refers in-flight catering suppliers joint venture to Competition Commission
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2011

The anticipated joint venture between Alpha Group Limited (Alpha) and LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG (LSG) has been referred by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to the Competition Commission (CC


OFT seeks views on purchase of minority stake in Aer Lingus by Ryanair
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2011

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has invited third parties to submit written representations in relation to the OFT’s merger investigation under the Enterprise Act 2002 into the completed acquisition by Ryanair Holdings Plc of a minority interest in Aer Lingus Group


BAA seeks judicial review of the Competition Commission's decision requiring it to sell airports
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 7 2011

BAA has sought judicial review from the CAT after the Competition Commission ruled that the company had to sell Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airports


The “endeavours” debate continues
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2011

When parties impose obligations on each other they often try to qualify these obligations by agreeing to only use some form of “endeavours” to achieve it


BAA airports sell-off order confirmed
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2011

The CC has confirmed its provisional view (published in March 2011) that BAA will be required to sell Stansted followed by either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports


High Court finds that Heathrow Airport limited has abused a dominant position
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2011

The High Court has handed down a judgment finding that Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) (a subsidiary of BAA), has abused a dominant position by excluding competitors from the forecourts at Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 3 and 5


OFT decides no grounds to take action against alleged predatory behaviour by Flybe
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

The OFT has concluded that it has insufficient evidence to pursue Flybe for predatatory behaviour under Chapter II of the Competition Act 1998 andor Article 102 of the TFEU


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