EC investigates Ryanair airline bid

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Aer Lingus
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European officials have launched an in-depth investigation into Ryanair's second takeover bid for Aer Lingus to determine how seriously competition would be hit.

The inquiry could run until January 14 as experts look at how air travel would be impacted by a single operator flying out of the country.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%