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EC OKs €11.7M Aid To Croatia Airlines For COVID-19 Loses

The European Commission has found a Croatian grant of €11.7 million (US$14.1 million) to the State-owned airline Croatia Airlines to be in line with...
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Italy Drops Competition Probe Into Four Airlines

Italy's competition regulator announced Friday, October 23, that it has dropped its antitrust investigation against four major discount air carriers after the companies agreed...
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EU Clears €1B Plan To Save Virus-Hit Airline SAS

EU competition regulators on Monday, August 17, cleared a €1 billion (US$1.19 billion) plan by Denmark and Sweden to recapitalize virus-hit SAS, stating the...
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Up in the Air: Airlines and Competition Policy in Times of...

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak took a swift but tremendous toll on the airline industry. In the course...
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Indonesia Claims Airline Price Collusion

Seven Indonesian airlines were found guilty of price collusion in 2019, according to conclusive findings by Indonesia’s antitrust regulator. The Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha...
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South African Airlines Accused Of Price Hikes

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is set to lodge a complaint against South African Airlines (SAA) over its alleged hiking of repatriation tickets, reported The...
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COVID-19, Ghost Flights, and Emerging Property Rights in Airport Slots

Brent Skorup, Truth on the Market One of the most visible economic effects of the COVID-19 spread is the decrease in airline customers. Alec Stapp...

US: American Airlines-Quantas JV gains final approval

A joint venture between American Airlines and Qantas was given the final green light on Friday, July 19, Reuters reported. The US Department of Transportation...
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EU: EC clears Virgin’s buy of UK airline Flybe

European Union antitrust regulators cleared on Friday the acquisition of British airline Flybe by Connect Airways, a consortium created by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart and...

Brazil: Regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport

Brazil’s antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo’s crowded domestic airport, claiming they...
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