The European Commission is upping its efforts to force Greece to reclaim some €161 million ($201.8 million) in illegal subsidies from Olympic Airways, adopting a decision requesting the European Court of Justice to fine the country. The EC ruled in 2002 that aid granted to Olympic between 1998 and 2002 was illegal. The ECJ confirmed last year that Greece failed to retrieve the money (ATWOnline, April 27). "Having regard to the seriousness and duration of the infringement, today's ...

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