The Slovak Competition Authority concludes that an airport abused its dominant position by not granting access to the essential facility of the airport apron (Airport Bratislava)

I. Relevant facts In its Airport Bratislavadecision, the Slovak Antimonopoly Office stated that Letisko M.R.Štefánika - Airport Bratislava (Airport BA) abused its dominant position according to Article 8 (2) of the Competition Act, because it did not provide access to an airport apron at the M.R.Štefánika Airport. The Office prohibited the conduct in question and imposed a fine in the amount of € 99,600. Airport BA appealed this decision, but the Council of the Antimonopoly Office rejected the appeal. II. Proceedings before the Office The Office started the proceeding because Two Wings (TW) accused Airport BA of abusing its dominant position by restricting the right of TW to provide catering services for airplanes at the M.R.Š. airport. The Office defined two relevant markets in this

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Robert Neruda, The Slovak Competition Authority concludes that an airport abused its dominant position by not granting access to the essential facility of the airport apron (Airport Bratislava), 30 November 2005, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2005, Art. N° 21307

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