Ryanair quickly reacted to plans announced by the Dutch government that it would provide €3.4 billion to prop-up its share of Air France-KLM by calling for the EU Commission to block what the LCC termed “the latest illegal state aid”. The Dutch government announced earlier on Friday it would provide €3.4 billion in support to the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, ending disputes between the respective country’s governments.France had previously agreed to provide €7 billion in aid to Air France. Ryanair said in its statement that the Dutch government’s move equates to a subsidy of “€200 on behalf of every

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