EU regulators likely to block another Ryanair bid to acquire Aer Lingus
The European Commission (EC) has indicated it will object to Ryanair's third attempt to take over rival Aer Lingus, despite the need for airline consolidation in Europe. Ryanair has offered a package to address competition concerns, but Europe's regulators doubt that would effectively mitigate the merged company's dominance on many routes serving Ireland. Inhibiting this kind of consolidation threatens the long-term health and sustainability of the European industry, given its poor ...
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