Belgian airline Brussels Airlines has threatened to leave the country in protest over alleged government aid to Ryanair. The airline said it would move to Ireland or Luxembourg unless it receives government tax breaks to correct “the distortion in competition” caused by aid to the Irish low-cost carrier. Chief executive Bernard Gustin, told newspaper De Morgen: “We would like to stay in Belgium, but this can’t go on. If you are not ready to do something against the distortion in competition, we will go looking for another headquarters.” The European Commission investigated the advantages Ryanair was given in return for

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