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Ryanair files challenge against Alitalia state aid in EU court, alleges abuse of power

By Natalie McNelis
  • 28 Apr 2021 10:43
  • 30 Apr 2021 08:57
Ryanair has lodged a challenge at the EU General Court against approval of a 199.45 million-euro ($241 million) direct grant from the Italian government to Alitalia to compensate it for damages suffered as a result of the Covid crisis, MLex has learned.

The Irish budget carrier said it's an abuse of power for

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent

Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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