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Anjum Shabbir
25th February 2020
Competition & State Aid

Commission approves public funding relating to Timișoara Airport and Wizz Air agreements

Public funding had been granted by Romania to Timișoara Airport in western Romania between 2007 and 2009, fees were payable by airlines using the airport, and there was a concern that WizzAir was given preferential treatment that would push out competitors, through individual agreements.

The Commission conducted an in-depth investigation assessing whether these measures were in line with EU State aid rules following a complaint made by Carpatair in May 2011, and considering the oversupply of airport services in Romania.

The results of that investigation are, first, that certain public funds in that two year period did not lead to an economic advantage to the airport and were not State aid, and that remaining publicly financ


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