CASE COMMENT: REGULATIONS - AIR TRANSPORT - AIRPORT FEES

Airport fees: The Strasbourg Administrative Court cancels airport differentiated tariffs that are not based on economic rationale (Air France)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. T.A. Strasbourg, 27 April 2006, Air France, aff. 0402795 and 0404570 The Board of Directors of Basel-Mulhouse airport had introduced three changes to the "passenger fee": a strongly degressive rate based on the number of passengers carried (five bands had been defined), a three-year tariff freeze and an additional 1% reduction for companies carrying more than 500,000 passengers and subscribing to a loyalty commitment, as well as differentiation on the basis of the "difference in quality" of the areas made available. In addition, reductions in "air charges" had been granted to companies creating new routes or taking over

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Claire Vannini, Airport fees: The Strasbourg Administrative Court cancels airport differentiated tariffs that are not based on economic rationale (Air France), 27 April 2006, Concurrences N° 4-2006, Art. N° 12523, p. 139

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