The Lithuanian Competition Council for the third time finds the State controlled airport guilty of abuse of a dominant position in operating airport facilities (Vilnius Airport / Baltic ground services)

On 5 November 2009 the Lithuanian Competition Council (LCC) delivered its third infringement decision [1], in a two-year period, against the Vilnius international airport operator, State Enterprise Tarptautinis Vilniaus oro uostas for (TVOU), for the anti-competitive practice of tying the service of providing passenger boarding bridges to the service of airplane moving at arrival and departure. Shortly after the claim, before the investigation was launched, TVOU ceased its abusive behaviour, cooperated with the LCC in its investigation and qualified for full immunity from fines. The third investigation against TVOU was launched after

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Giedre Adomaviciute, The Lithuanian Competition Council for the third time finds the State controlled airport guilty of abuse of a dominant position in operating airport facilities (Vilnius Airport / Baltic ground services), 5 November 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2009, Art. N° 57275

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