Illegal aid: The Advocate General Ćapeta calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union confirming the unlawfulness of the measures to promote the development of air transport in Sardinia by proposing his own interpretation of the applicability of the private operator test in a market economy (Volotea; easyJet Airline)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On April 7, 2022, Advocate General Tamara Ćapeta presented her conclusions in Joined Cases C-331/20 (Volotea v. European Commission) and C-343/20 (easyJet Airline v. European Commission). In order to reduce the seasonality of air routes by increasing the frequency of flights during the mid-season and winter seasons as well as opening new air routes, Italy adopted in 2010 a regional law, notified to the Commission under Article 108(3) TFEU, authorizing the financing of the island's airports for the development of air transport. This law was implemented by a series of measures adopted by the Executive of the Sardinian Region allowing the operators of the

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Alain Ronzano, Illegal aid: The Advocate General Ćapeta calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union confirming the unlawfulness of the measures to promote the development of air transport in Sardinia by proposing his own interpretation of the applicability of the private operator test in a market economy (Volotea; easyJet Airline), 7 April 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106208, www.concurrences.com

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