Aer Lingus Airbus A321. Courtesy Aer Lingus. Ryanair has been notified that the European Commission plans to block its third Aer Lingus takeover attempt. The Irish budget carrier claims it met every competition concern raised in the EU’s Statement of Objections, eliminating “all competitive overlaps” with Aer Lingus. “IAG has committed that they would take over divestments of Ryanair’s and Aer Lingus’ entire London-Gatwick operations, and Flybe ...

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