Ryanair 737-800. Courtesy, Boeing The European Commission (EC) has launched an in-depth investigation into Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair’s (FR) third takeover bid of Ireland’s national flag carrier Aer Lingus (EI), citing “potential competition concerns.” The EC said its preliminary investigation noted the two carriers were the main operators out of Dublin airport and that “on a large number of European routes, mainly out of Ireland, the two airlines ...

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