Ireland-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair will appeal a European Commission (EC) ruling that it should repay more than €300,000 ($385 million) of what the EC has decided was unfair financial aid. An EC investigation into both the airline and the small German regional airport of Altenburg-Nobitz, situated south of Leipzig, found that the airport had not benefited unfairly from public funding from the central German government. It concluded the funding did amount to state aid, but that ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Ryanair to appeal EC ruling on illegal state aid to Germany " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? Log in here.