Irish LCC Ryanair said it welcomed the European Union Commission’s decision to approve Ryanair’s proposed acquisition of a 75% interest in Austria-based LaudaMotion July 12.  Ryanair currently owns 24.9% in LaudaMotion. In March, Ryanair entered into partnership with Niki Lauda, ex-Formula 1 champion and founder of bankrupt airberlin subsidiary NIKI, after he retook ownership of NIKI in January and rebranded the bankrupt carrier as LaudaMotion. The new carrier ...

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