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Commission fails to act in response to Ryanair complaints
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • October 21 2011

The General Court (in T-44207) has found that the European Commission failed in its obligation by not defining its position in response to complaints by Ryanair that the Italian government had granted state aid to Italian airlines Alitalia and Volare

OFT's investigation into Ryanair's Aer Lingus stake not time barred
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 19 2011

Ryanair has announced its intention to appeal the Competition Appeal Tribunal ruling that the Office of Fair Trading was not time barred from investigating Ryanair's 29.4 per cent equity stake in Aer Lingus

In-depth investigation into air transport in France, Germany, Ireland
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, Ireland
  • July 27 2011

On 13 July 2011 the European Commission opened three in-depth state aid investigations regarding the Marseille and Frankfurt Hahn airports and an investigation into lower taxes for air passengers in Ireland for domestic flights

In-depth investigation into plans for Germany’s LeipzigHalle airport
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 17 2011

Public financing of new infrastructure measures to upgrade Germany’s LeipzigHalle airport are currently under scrutiny by the European Commission

General Court rules on Ryanair’s claim that Commission failed to act on its complaints
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • May 31 2011

The GC has ruled on Ryanair’s application for a declaration that the Commission failed to act by not responding to its November 2005 complaint concerning the exclusive use of Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 by Lufthansa and its Star Alliance Partners

Commission consults on revised state aid rules for the aviation industry
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • April 26 2011

On 7 April 2011, the Commission opened a public consultation on the application of the 2005 EU Guidelines on the financing of airports and start-up aid to airlines from regional airports

Airlines appeal against air cargo cartel decision
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • March 29 2011

On 5 March 2011, details of appeals brought by Air Canada (case T-911), KLM (case T-2811) and Cathay Pacific (case T-3811) were published in the Official Journal

Two airline hub-to-hub code share agreements under investigation
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • March 4 2011

The European Commission has opened two separate, own-initiative investigations into code-sharing agreements between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, and Brussels Airlines and TAP Air Portugal respectively

Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines merger blocked by Commission
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • February 3 2011

On 26 January 2011, the proposed merger between Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines was blocked by the Commission on the basis that it would have resulted in a quasi-monopoly on nine routes

Aid approved for development of an innovative regional jet
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • November 29 2010

On 17 November 2010, the European Commission approved a repayable advance of 19.7m to be paid to the Rekkof Aircraft by the Dutch authorities