Ryanair To Sue EC Over Subsidies

Law360, New York (July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Though the European Commission rejected its proposed merger with Aer Lingus, Ryanair is not giving up without a fight. The Irish carrier has said it will sue the EC over allegedly offering illegal subsidies to other European airlines.

Ryanair said on Tuesday that it will file a suit against the Commission in Europe's Court of First Instance for allegedly failing to investigate state aid complaints involving rival carriers, including Air France, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Olympic Airways.

The airline alleged that the airlines had received hundreds of...
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