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Europe takes aim at subsidies to airlines in Persian Gulf

Curbing market-distorting aid to operators such as Emirates will be a prime goal of any EU-GCC accord, says Ms Bulc.


THE European Union's transport chief intends to start fighting alleged unfair subsidies to airlines based in the Persian Gulf within months in a bid to create a "level playing field" for EU competitors.

European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said she hopes EU