Ryanair Again Fails To Stop UK's Aer Lingus Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The U.K. Competition Appeal Tribunal on Monday refused to grant Ryanair Holdings PLC's bid to appeal its recent decision which denied the company's move to stop the country's Competition Commission from investigating its minority stake in Aer Lingus Group PLC.

The appeal tribunal said in its order that it doesn't consider Ryanair's proposed appeal to have any real chance of success, since both the case law on the duty of cooperation between European Union members and the European Commission — coupled with the decision of the...
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