ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - GERMANY - FORMAL INVESTIGATION PROCEDURE - AIR TRANSPORT

Formal investigation procedure: The General Court of the European Union upholds an appeal against the decision not to raise objections to operating aid granted to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (Lufthansa)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 19 May 2021, the General Court of the European Union delivered its judgment in case T-218/18 (Deutsche Lufthansa v. European Commission). Frankfurt-Hahn airport, located in the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate, some 115 km from Frankfurt am Main airport, and whose facilities are used mainly by Ryanair, the Irish low-cost airline, is the subject of much dispute. This is the fourth state aid case concerning the airport. This one concerns operating aid to Frankfurt-Hahn airport which the Federal Republic of Germany has notified to the Commission. By decision of 31 July 2017the Commission considered that there was no need to initiate the formal investigation

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Alain Ronzano, Formal investigation procedure: The General Court of the European Union upholds an appeal against the decision not to raise objections to operating aid granted to Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (Lufthansa), 19 May 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100837, www.concurrences.com

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