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EU Approves LOT Polish Airlines Rescue Loan

The European Commission Wednesday approved a rescue loan LOT Polish Airlines received in December, shoring up the near-term future of the troubled carrier as it readies to put its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft back into service.The Polish government, which controls LOT, gave a loan of about $127 million to keep the Polish national airline afloat. Warsaw is also planning to sell a controlling stake in the airline though previous attempts have come to nothing.LOT has made heavy losses in recent years, with a near-disastrous fuel-hedging strategy putting it on the brink of bankruptcy in 2008. Since then, strong competition for Polish passengers from rival European airlines, particularly discount carriers like Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYA.LN), and disputes with its own trade unions, opposed to deeper job cuts, all amid high fuel prices, have combined to undermine the airline's finances. LOT faced a collapse again in late 2012.The European Commission said the loan LOT received last year was i...

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