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On 24 May 2016, the European Commission announced that the state aid provided to the Frankfurt Hahn airport between 2009 and 2012 was unlawful.
The state aid was distributed through:
According to the Commission, "the financing is liable to distort competition and have an effect on trade between Member States. There are international flights from Frankfurt Hahn airport to a number of international destinations as set out in recital 73'cf. list of affected trading partners'. The runway at Frankfurt Hahn airport is of sufficient length (3 800 m) to be used by bigger aircraft and allows airlines to serve medium- to even long-haul international destinations." (art.122).
As the first state aid was given on 19 February 2009, that date was set as the inception.
A state measure in the GTA database is assessed solely in terms of the extent to which its implementation affects the extent of discrimination against foreign commercial interests. On this metric, the state aid proposed here is discriminatory.
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