U.K. Airline Stops Flights, Alleging French “Monopoly”

Law360, New York (March 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- UK airline easyJet PLC halted flights from Paris to Ajaccio on Thursday, suggesting that French authorities blocked their planned service in the interest of protecting the market domination currently enjoyed by Air France-KLM and the Corsican airline CCM.

“There is a huge demand for flights from Paris to Corsica, as we have seen over the past few weeks, and there is no justification for a monopoly. Not only are other airlines banned from this route, but also [it’s] tax-payers’ money being handed over to Air France,”...
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