Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines will appeal the European Commission’s decision to block their proposed merger, OA announced in a statement Wednesday. The EC on Jan. 26 ruled against the proposed tie-up, citing anti-competition concerns, mainly on domestic routes (ATW Daily News, Jan. 27). OA said the EC decision “disrupted the plans of creating a single major Greek airline with pan-European range,” noting that while the appeal is pending “difficult conditions ...

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