European Commission authorized two state aid measures for Air Caraibes, enabling it to cut operating costs for its regional services. The aid will permit the airline to lease a new Embraer 190 for use between Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana and a new ATR 72-500 for use between Guadeloupe, Martinique and Saint Martin at a reduced rate owing to tax credits received by the lessors. One of the measures replaces aid approved in February but cancelled by French authorities. The EC said ...

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