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EU airlines shouldn't get Covid-19 bailouts without refunding tickets, BEUC says

By Michael Acton
  • 08 Apr 2020 10:55
  • 08 Apr 2020 11:21

Airlines shouldn't get bailouts from national governments unless they offer passengers reimbursement for cancelled flights, BEUC has told Margrethe Vestager.

In a letter to the EU antitrust chief today, the umbrella consumer group said a recently approved Danish package travel fund offers a template for other member states to follow, and urged the

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent

Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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