Competition - State Aid
Ryanair wins State aid battle before the European Court of First Instance against the Commission’s Charleroi Airport decision – The Market Economy Investor Principle.
The European Court of First Instance (CFI) recently annulled the Commission’s decision 2004/393/EC with regard to alleged advantages, granted by the Walloon Region and the Brussels South Charleroi airport, to the low cost airline Ryanair in connection with its establishment at that airport. The Commission did not properly apply the Market Economy Investor Principle (MEIP).
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