Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 24 March 2022 — Hermann Albers eK v European Commission, Federal Republic of Germany, Land Niedersachsen (Germany)
(Case C-656/20 P) (1)
(Appeal - State aid - Concept of ‘aid’ - Public transport of passengers - Offsetting of costs involved in the performance of public service obligations - Transfer of financial resources between public authorities - Obligation for municipal authorities that organise transport to guarantee reduced tariffs for students and apprentices - Lack of an advantage granted by the State to an undertaking - Obligation to notify)
Language of the case: German
Appellant: Hermann Albers eK (represented by: S. Roling, Rechtsanwalt)
Other parties to the proceedings: European Commission (represented by: F. Tomat and K. Blanck, acting as Agents), Federal Republic of Germany, Land Niedersachsen (Germany) (represented by: S. Barth and H. Gading, Rechtsanwältinen)
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the appeal;
Orders Hermann Albers eK to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission;
Orders Land Niedersachsen (Germany) to bear its own costs.
(1) OJ C 44, 8.2.2021.