Finland flag carrier Finnair has filed an application with the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) to approve its current 100% ownership of Nordic Regional Airlines while negotiations continue on the sale of a 60% stake to Finnish investors Staffpoint Holding and G.W. Sohlberg (GWS).
The European Commission has begun an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT Express by US-based FedEx Corp. is in line with European Union merger regulations.
IATA is “disappointed” that the French government has authorized Aéroports de Paris (ADP), operator of Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Paris-Orly (ORY) airports, to increase airport charges for each year of the period 2016-2020.
International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh will “not be supporting” proposals for a third runway at Heathrow, as recommended by the UK government-appointed Airports Commission in July, because he believes the costs associated with the project are “outrageous.”
The European Commission has referred France to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover incompatible aid received by Ryanair and its subsidiary Airport Marketing Services (AMS) for using Pau, Nîmes and Angoulême airports, and Transavia for using Pau airport.