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Author Schmauch, Magnus

Title EU Law on State Aid to Airlines : Law, Economics and Policy
Published Berlin : Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2012
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Contents Content; Foreword; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Presentation of the topic; 1.2 Methodology; 2. A Single Sky -- Airline Regulation in the EU; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The era of regulated air transport (1944-1984); 2.2.1 The Chicago system; 2.2.2 Bilateral Air Service Agreements; 2.2.3 Inter-airline Pooling Agreements; 2.2.4 The IATA and the tariff-fi xing regime; 2.3 Deregulation in the United States -- Inspiration and rolemodel; 2.4 Liberalization of the airline industry in Europe (1984-1997); 2.4.1 Introduction; 2.4.2 Air transport in EU law
2.4.3 The fi rst liberalization package and other developments (1984-1990)2.4.4 The second Package and other developments (1990-1993); 2.4.5 The third package and developments after 1993; The third package of liberalization: Open Skies in Europe; Regulation 1008/2008; The Directive on Airport Charges; 2.5 The Low-Cost Revolution in Europe; 2.6 Other developments after liberalization -- the 1996 and 1999 Communications from the Commission; 2.7 External relations -- International aspects of the airline industry
2.7.1 The Commission on the move: Bilaterals between theUnion and Third Countries2.7.2 Subsidies to airlines in the USA; 2.7.3 EU protection against subsidization of foreign airlines; 2.8 How do airlines make money?; 2.9 Conclusions; 3. State aid control in the European Union; 3.1 State aid policy and State aid control; 3.1.1 EU Law and the Role of the ECJ; 3.1.2 EEA Law and the Role of the EFTA Court; 3.2 The interdisciplinary context of State aid law:economics and policy analysis; 3.2.1 Economics; The relevance of economics; The Contestable Market theory Effi ciency in economics3.2.1.4 Market Failure in economics; 3.2.2 Policy Analysis; Market failure in policy analysis; Paternalist intervention; Transaction cost; New Growth Theories; 3.3 Finding the balance: economic efficiency vs. equity; 3.4 The State Aid Action Plan; 3.5 Commission Guidelines and their application; 3.6 Article 107(1) TFEU -- The definition of State aid; 3.7 The resources must be attributable to the state; 3.8 Advantage; 3.8.1 The aid must confer an advantage on the undertaking; 3.8.2 The Market Economy Investor Principle Introduction3.8.2.2 The application of the MEIP; Criticism against the MEIP; 3.8.3 Services of General (Economic) Interest; Introduction; Article 106 TFEU and Services of General Economic Interest; The line between Articles 106 and 107 TFEU; Services of General economic interest, Public ServiceObligations and the airline industry; 3.9 The notion of an undertaking and the selectivity criteria; 3.9.1 The notion of an undertaking; 3.9.2 Selectivity; 3.10 The effect on trade and distortion of competition; 3.10.1 Introduction
Summary Hauptbeschreibung State intervention in air transport is omnipresent. Airlines, in particular, are major beneficiaries of State aid. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the law regulating State aids to airlines, which includes sections on Articles 107 TFEU and 108 TFEU as well as an overview of legal issues raised by air transport and competition in the EU, in particular deregulation and its consequences. EU Law on State Aid to Airlines follows a multi-disciplinary approach by relying on the fundamental concepts of economics and policy analysis. This approach allows grasp
Notes 3.10.2 The development of Competition analysis under Article 107(1)--TFEU
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Subject European Union.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 386965211X (electronic bk.)
9783869652115 (electronic bk.)