Belgium Ryanair Aer Lingus

February 27, 2013 - 10:29 AM
Vice-President of the European Commission Joaquin Almunia speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. The European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday blocked budget airline Ryanair's renewed bid to take over Irish carrier Aer Lingus on grounds that it would undermine competition. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)