State Aid

Growing more confident, Lufthansa repays $1.7B in government aid

Lufthansa says air travel demand is growing as it announces plans to repay government aid before the end of the year...


Regional arm of Spanish Iberia to receive €9 million state aid

The EU Commission gave a green light to €9 million state aid for the regional Spanish airline Air Nostrum....


Lufthansa to repay €9 billion of state aid, Group CEO hints

Lufthansa aims to repay €9 billion of state aid before the country’s federal election in September 2021, the Group CEO hinted....


Ryanair gloats Court's ruling to tear off bailout of two rivals

Court decides to annulate the state aid to Air France-KLM and TAP Air Portugal letting Ryanair praise the ruling....


Trudeau grants Air Canada relief package worth $4.6B

Air Canada was granted access to a government relief package worth up to $4.6 billion....


Another lifeline for Alitalia: EU approves €24.7 million state aid

The European Commission gives green light for €24.7 million state aid for Alitalia as an additional support measure from the government of Italy....


Good news for US airlines: $14 billion bailout and no domestic testing

The United States lawmakers approved a $14 billion bailout package to support the country's airlines and their workers through September 2021....


State aid for US airports and manufacturers approved, airlines next?

On February 10, 2021, US lawmakers approved a plan to provide financial aid to the country's airports and aviation manufacturers. Airlines are still waiting....


US airlines getting closer to additional $14 billion aid

On February 10, 2021, the United States House Committee will meet to discuss a $14 billion plan to extend payroll assistance to airlines....


Gatwick airport to receive up to £8 million in government support

Amid ongoing travel restrictions, Gatwick Airport (LGW), the second largest airport in London, is on the way to receive up to £8 million in government support....