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Ryanair/Aer Lingus: what the main players said

UPDATE: Today the European Commission blocked Ryanair's bid to take over Aer Lingus. Here's what the main players had to say about the much-debated move:

27th February, 2013
Aer Lingus

Today the European Commission blocked Ryanair's bid to take over Aer Lingus. Here's what the main players had to say about the much-debated move:

“This decision supports the Government’s view that a merger would be bad for competition in the Irish aviation market. Following detailed consideration of the proposal, the Government's strongly held view is that a takeover of Aer Lingus by Ryanair would have a significant detrimental effect on competition, connectivity and employment in...

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