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Ryanair complained to EU Commission over UK's Flybe bailout

By Michael Acton
  • 19 Feb 2020 09:29
  • 19 Feb 2020 09:29
Ryanair complained to the European Commission late last month over the UK government's bailout of Flybe, MLex has learned, adding to an earlier state aid complaint by peer IAG.

In a letter to the commission's state aid department, seen by MLex, Ryanair's lawyers argued that, even if the UK notifies the

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Michael Acton

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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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