Ryanair questions OFT decision on BA/BMI deal

Ryanair has questioned the decision of Britain’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to ask the European Commission to refer the British Airways/BMI merger back to it for assessment.

8th March, 2012
Ryanair questions OFT decision on BA/BMI deal
"This decision by the OFT demonstrates yet again that there is one rule for British Airways and a different rule for Ryanair,” said Ryanair.

Ryanair has questioned the decision of Britain’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to ask the European Commission to refer the British Airways/BMI merger back to it for assessment.

The airline says that this runs contrary to a previous OFT decision to review the European Commission's ruling on Ryanair's failed 2006 offer for Aer Lingus. That ruling on Ryanair’s attempt to takeover Aer Lingus is currently under investigation by OFT but Ryanair...

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