The low price of the airline company Rianair was stopped in France shortly before departure. Therefore, the French authorities wanted to force the airline to repatriate state aid.
149 passengers were not supposed to be surprised: last Friday, the French authorities suddenly stopped the Irish airline Rianair – just before the start.
The goal is to confiscate the machine was a call for repayment of public funds, "It's sad that the state is forced to do it," said the Civil Aviation Administration.
According to Ryanair paid half a million eurosto release the plane again. The airline has not yet confirmed the payment.
The plane "Rianair" is confiscated in Bordeaux
The flight took off from Bordeaux to London on Thursday evening when it was stopped. For 149 passengers then waited: You could only with five-hour delay and another plane to London.
The reason for the confiscation is the decision of the European Commission in 2014. At that time, the airline was required to repatriate state aid.
It is assumed that Ryanair is on The Angouleme Airport in the 2008 and 2009 conditions was approvedwhich distorted competition, the report says.
This article was written by HuffPost / nmi