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Ryanair condemns Lufthansa aid package

Europe’s biggest low budget airline has said a €9 billion government rescue package for the German flag carrier amounts to an “illegal subsidy.” Ryanair’s CEO said Lufthansa is “addicted to state aid. Ryanair said Tuesday it would contest a €9 billion ($9.9 billion) aid package from the German government to prop up Lufthansa. The aid package must still be cleared by the European Commission’s competition arm. ” Source Deutsche Welle

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