Commission could block Ryanair merger plans for second time
Takeover of Aer Lingus could be in jeopardy.
Appeared in print on 14.02.2013
Ryanair, an airline based in Ireland, said on Tuesday (12 February) that the European Commission was planning to block its takeover of Aer Lingus. If this decision were to be endorsed by European commissioners, it would be the second time that the proposed merger has been rejected – an unprecedented step.