State Aid State Aid

Ryanair, Malta Air join forces in challenge of EUR7 billion French Covid aid

By Natalie McNelis
  • 23 Apr 2021 10:39
  • 23 Apr 2021 10:39
Ryanair and Malta Air have lodged a joint appeal at the EU General Court against approval of a 7 billion-euro ($8.4 billion) French aid package for Air France that comprises a state guarantee on loans and a shareholder loan, MLex has learned.

The airlines say the commission was wrong to clear the aid,

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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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