Ryanair is expecting the UK Competition Commission (UKCC) to hear its appeal on the takeover of Aer Lingus over the next few months, setting the stage for its latest EU challenge that should come up in 2015. The European Commission (EC) has already blocked Ryanair’s three previous Aer Lingus takeover attempts and, a year ago, the UKCC ruled that Ryanair should sell its 29.8% Aer Lingus stake down to 5% on competition grounds. Ryanair offered to sell its stake to any carrier that ...

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