The European Commission (EC) has dropped an anti-trust case against TAP Air Portugal and Brussels Airlines. The investigation, which began in October 2016, focused on a codeshare agreement between the two carriers on their Brussels to Lisbon route. Two years ago, the EC told the two airlines that its “preliminary view” was that the carriers’ codeshare cooperation on the sector restricted competition between them, in breach of EU antitrust rules. A statement of objections ...

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