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The EU Court of Justice holds that the approval by aeronautical authorities of air tariffs fixed by airlines involves a breach by the Member States of their obligations under the Treaties (Ahmed Saeed / Zentrale)

Case 66/86 Ahmed Saeed Flugreisen and Silver Line Reisebüro GmbH v Zentrale zur Bekämpfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs e.V* 1. Bilateral or multilateral agreements regarding airline tariffs applicable to scheduled flights are automatically void under Article 85(2) of the Treaty: (i) in the case of tariffs applicable to flights between airports in a given Member State or between such an airport and an airport in a non-member country: where either the authorities of the Member State in which the registered office of one of the airlines concerned is situated or the Commission, acting under Article 88 and Article 89 respectively, having ruled or recorded that the agreement is incompatible with Article 85; (ii) in the case of tariffs applicable to international flights between airports in the

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