Denmark might have misled EU on state aid to carriers
Shifting Danish governments could have misinformed the EU Commission about the extent of state aid to the country’s carriers. At most, a figure amounting to billions of Danish kroner has not been reported to and approved by the Commission.
BY OLE ANDERSEN
The Danish Ministry for Taxation and the Danish state could have systematically misinformed the EU Commission for years concerning the real scope of state aid to Danish carriers through its so-called DIS program.
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