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Struggling airlines have broader compensation options under EU treaty clause, Vestager says

By Michael Acton and Lewis Crofts
  • 24 Apr 2020 08:52
  • 24 Apr 2020 08:52
Airlines struggling in the Covid-19 crisis can benefit from an EU treaty clause allowing for emergency compensation, a measure which is separate from the bloc’s temporary state aid framework, EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has said.

While an overarching EU framework helps states hand out aid to companies hit by the pandemic, Vestager

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