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UK: Ryanair, Aer Lingus feud drags on

 |  September 26, 2013

Despite the UK Competition Commission’s decision to force Ryanair to divest its stake in Aer Lingus down to just 5 percent, Ryanair has not given up on its fight against regulators.

Reports say Ryanair appealed the Commission’s ruling and accused the watchdog of keeping key evidence that lead to its decision from Ryanair.

The budget airline filed its appeal to the Competition Appeals Tribunal, which said the allegations of hiding evidence makes the basis for Ryanair’s request for review.

In the filing, Ryanair describes the Commission’s procedure as “unfair, in that the Commission’s case relies upon evidence and allegations that have been kept secret from Ryanair.”

The quote was made by the Tribunal in summarizing Ryanair’s appeal.

Full Content: Independent.ie

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