Charleroi


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city in southwestern Belgium

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EUROPEAN Parliament President Pat Cox has joined the chorus of protests against plans by the EC to fine low-cost airline Ryanair over subsidies at Charleroi airport, south of Brussels.
Printing in Charleroi will allow USA TODAY to provide readers with a more comprehensive news product earlier in the day throughout the region," said Tom Curley, USA TODAY president and publisher.
CNP (Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille) will partner with Quebecor World for three years in the Charleroi facility.
A spokesman for FlyBe, one of the largest operators at Birmingham International Airport, said: 'Flybe believes the Charleroi ruling applies to a very specific set of circumstances relating to Ryanair and would like to reassure our customers and partners that none of our existing French relationships appear to fall under the Charleroi ruling.
And he repeated the argument put forward by Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary that Ryanair's deal with Charleroi was no different to deals struck between other airlines and privately owned airports across Europe.
In December 2002, the European Commission began a probe centring on a deal between the Irish no-frills airlines and Charleroi airport, 40 kilometres south of Brussels, as Brussels' Zaventum airport claims the carrier was given illegal aid.
The airline said should the Commission rule that some or a substantial part of its low cost base at Charleroi be unlawful state aid, it would launch an immediate appeal to the European Court.
The European Commission and French courts are investigating claims that a generous deal from Charleroi,including financial aid from the local chamber of commerce, gave Ryanair an advantage over other airlines.
Charleroi city centre will be ringed by 3000 riot police with orders to fight violence with water cannons and tear gas.
Smith, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, today urged flood victims in Southwestern Pennsylvania to visit the Small Business Administration (SBA) Workshop in North Charleroi to learn how SBA loans can prevent future flood damage.
Quality is the job of every employee here at Charleroi, and not just the quality department.
Thanks to Ryanair, Charleroi added 700 jobs on-site to the little more than 200 that existed previously and added more than 2,600 indirectly, according to research conducted for the regional airports agency, based on 2002 passenger numbers.
He said Liverpool was chosen for the axe from 14 other routes into Charleroi because it was the poorest performer.
RYANAIR is calling on the European Commission to speed up its investigation into the airline's arrangements for using Charleroi airport outside Brussels.
Ryanair, a low-cost European airline, has refuted claims made over the weekend that it has selected Belgium's Charleroi airport as its new European hub.