Firm in difficulty: The General Court of the European Union confirms the compatibility of the rescue aid granted to a German airline and clarifies the concept of “difficulty” referred to in the Guidelines on State aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty (Ryanair)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a previous issue of this column, the term "habitual claimant" was attributed to Ryanair to Ryanair, whose appeals against the aid granted to to its competitors has multiplied since 2020 (see Concurrences n° 3-2021, p. 148). The reader can see that the period under review that the period under comment confirms this assessment, with two new this assessment, as two new decisions commented on originated originating in appeals lodged by the famous Irish airline. the famous Irish airline. Background The one we have to mention concerns aid granted to the German granted to the German airline Condor. We remember that, in a previous action, the Court of First

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Raphaël Vuitton, Firm in difficulty: The General Court of the European Union confirms the compatibility of the rescue aid granted to a German airline and clarifies the concept of “difficulty” referred to in the Guidelines on State aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty (Ryanair), 18 May 2022, Concurrences N° 3-2022, Art. N° 108210, pp. 150-153

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