PARIS (Reuters) – France believes state aid to budget carrier Norwegian Air
“Norwegian Air is undercutting prices while in debt and receiving public funding from Norway,” Le Maire said on LCI television, adding that support “partly explains” the difficulties that drove XL Airways into bankruptcy.
“That’s something I cannot accept because the rules of competition should be the same for everyone,” Le Maire said.
“I will therefore be writing to the European Commission this coming week to tell them to put these things in order.”
(Reporting by Laurence Frost; editing by Jason Neely)