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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Friday 12 June, 2015

Aer Lingus has solved the problem of dodgy airline food once and for all
# Perfect
# Perfect

Aer Lingus has solved the problem of dodgy airline food once and for all

Jun 12th 2015, 9:06 PM 58,401 Views 64 Comments

What’s the deal with… Ireland’s airline food suddenly being so good?

# aer-lingus - Thursday 11 June, 2015

To the Supreme Court! Ryanair lawyers to appeal "ridiculous" watchdog ruling
# Clipped Frills
# Clipped Frills

To the Supreme Court! Ryanair lawyers to appeal "ridiculous" watchdog ruling

Jun 11th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,097 Views 26 Comments

The UK competition watchdog has ordered Ryanair to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.

# aer-lingus - Monday 8 June, 2015

All eyes are on Ryanair as Etihad agrees to sell its piece of Aer Lingus
# The Waiting Game
# The Waiting Game

All eyes are on Ryanair as Etihad agrees to sell its piece of Aer Lingus

Jun 8th 2015, 10:25 AM 17,527 Views 34 Comments

Your move Mr O’Leary, your move.

# aer-lingus - Friday 5 June, 2015

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up
# IEARLAND
# IEARLAND

Have you noticed more Americans about town? Aer Lingus transatlantic passengers are up

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 9,788 Views 20 Comments

The line could get a lot longer at the Book of Kells.

# aer-lingus - Monday 1 June, 2015

The former head of Aer Lingus is axeing 6000 staff at his new airline
# The Terminator
# The Terminator

The former head of Aer Lingus is axeing 6000 staff at his new airline

Jun 1st 2015, 12:22 PM 27,169 Views 66 Comments

The man dubbed The Terminator says Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Poll: Do you support the sale of Aer Lingus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the sale of Aer Lingus?

May 30th 2015, 9:33 AM 27,641 Views 118 Comments

Are you worried that such an iconic brand will be out of Irish hands?

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

May 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 6,286 Views 17 Comments

Everyone was talking about Aer Lingus taking off, Neary’s golf balls and workers winning… and losing.

# aer-lingus - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
# Man Overboard
# Man Overboard

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

May 29th 2015, 11:40 AM 15,352 Views 55 Comments

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale
# Man Overboard
# Man Overboard

Labour TD to lose Dáil office after voting against Aer Lingus sale

May 28th 2015, 10:35 PM 31,868 Views 170 Comments

Michael McNamara is set to lose the Labour whip after saying he cannot support the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.

Fianna Fáil tries to delay Aer Lingus vote amid growing fears of job losses
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil tries to delay Aer Lingus vote amid growing fears of job losses

May 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,595 Views 61 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: "Important" .... IMPACT: "A fig leaf"
# Clipped Wings
# Clipped Wings

Unions split on new Aer Lingus letter: SIPTU: "Important" .... IMPACT: "A fig leaf"

May 28th 2015, 10:45 AM 9,097 Views 49 Comments

The Dáil is preparing to vote on the sale of the government’s stake in the airline later today.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'A stage-managed charade': TDs are VERY unhappy about the Aer Lingus sale
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

'A stage-managed charade': TDs are VERY unhappy about the Aer Lingus sale

May 27th 2015, 10:59 PM 23,168 Views 149 Comments

The Aer Lingus sale is coming in for heavy criticism in the Dáil today.

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow
# Three Strikes And Out
# Three Strikes And Out

This TD WILL be expelled if he votes against Labour tomorrow

May 27th 2015, 7:57 PM 18,694 Views 48 Comments

Michael McNamara is said to be undecided on whether he will support the proposed sale of the state’s stake in Aer Lingus.

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next
# The Saga Continues
# The Saga Continues

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus - and what happens next

May 27th 2015, 1:59 PM 12,310 Views 94 Comments

IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.

VERY angry scenes in the Dáil as TDs clash over Aer Lingus deal
# Ready For Take-off
# Ready For Take-off

VERY angry scenes in the Dáil as TDs clash over Aer Lingus deal

May 27th 2015, 12:36 PM 31,791 Views 156 Comments

Meanwhile, IAG CEO Willie Walsh is jetting in to ease union concerns.

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

May 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,366 Views 60 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus
# Sold
# Sold

After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus

May 26th 2015, 10:49 PM 34,017 Views 226 Comments

Transport minister Paschal Donohoe officially announced the sale’s approval at a press conference this evening.

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?

May 26th 2015, 12:15 PM 10,490 Views 61 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# aer-lingus - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Robbie Henshaw now has his face on a plane - he'll be doing in-flight safety notices next
# Heads In The Clouds
From The42
# Heads In The Clouds

Robbie Henshaw now has his face on a plane - he'll be doing in-flight safety notices next

May 10th 2015, 12:46 PM 22,282 Views 33 Comments

No, seriously. He will.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Aer Lingus and Ryanair's latest Twitter battle was inspired by Father Ted
# Ruggedair
From The Daily Edge
# Ruggedair

Aer Lingus and Ryanair's latest Twitter battle was inspired by Father Ted

Apr 21st 2015, 10:00 PM 10,604 Views 1 Comment

In honour of the 20th anniversary, of course.

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Aer Lingus and Ryanair are throwing some serious shade at each other on Twitter
# Banter
From The Daily Edge
# Banter

Aer Lingus and Ryanair are throwing some serious shade at each other on Twitter

Apr 14th 2015, 2:56 PM 7,922 Views 2 Comments

And it’s glorious.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport
# Dispute
# Dispute

Peaceful protest to take place at Dublin Airport

Apr 11th 2015, 8:30 AM 14,520 Views 10 Comments

Former Aer Lingus and DAA staff are to take part.

# aer-lingus - Friday 10 April, 2015

Aer Lingus bosses will share in millions if a sale goes ahead
# Pay Day
# Pay Day

Aer Lingus bosses will share in millions if a sale goes ahead

Apr 10th 2015, 5:09 PM 16,339 Views 56 Comments

There’s some big money riding on the IAG buyout offer.

# aer-lingus - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)
# Not At All Nice
# Not At All Nice

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled across Europe (and it will be worse tomorrow)

Apr 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 29,322 Views 25 Comments

Air traffic controllers in France are on strike. Here’s how it’s been affecting flights so far…

# aer-lingus - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'
# Sell Sell Sell
# Sell Sell Sell

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Apr 2nd 2015, 1:55 PM 21,128 Views 58 Comments

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# aer-lingus - Friday 27 March, 2015

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale
# The Donald Says No
# The Donald Says No

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale

Mar 27th 2015, 5:35 PM 29,812 Views 85 Comments

The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Aer Lingus and Ryanair rules require two people in cockpit at all times
# Just So You Know
# Just So You Know

Aer Lingus and Ryanair rules require two people in cockpit at all times

Mar 26th 2015, 8:06 PM 34,933 Views 78 Comments

Meanwhile, Easyjet is changing its policy in the wake of this week’s Germanwings crash tragedy.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Virgin: 'Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers'
# Grounded
# Grounded

Virgin: 'Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers'

Mar 21st 2015, 11:02 AM 11,918 Views 18 Comments

Ticket prices will go up and quality of service will go down, the airline believes.

# aer-lingus - Monday 16 March, 2015

It's official - Ryanair is getting ready to fly to the USA
# We Have Lift-off
# We Have Lift-off

It's official - Ryanair is getting ready to fly to the USA

Mar 16th 2015, 11:00 PM 56,087 Views 108 Comments

But Irish passengers will have to wait to reap the spoils.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 8 March, 2015

'Government has an open mind about the sale of Aer Lingus' - Simon Harris
# Talks
# Talks

'Government has an open mind about the sale of Aer Lingus' - Simon Harris

Mar 8th 2015, 3:10 PM 5,552 Views 44 Comments

Harris said the Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is pushing for finality on the issue in the coming weeks.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'
# Sarcasm Alert
# Sarcasm Alert

Mary Lou says Alan Kelly has her 'quaking in her stilettos'

Mar 7th 2015, 1:08 PM 23,598 Views 232 Comments

Meanwhile, a Syrizan minister got TWO standing ovations at Sinn Féin’s Ard Fheis.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG
# Expensive Willie
# Expensive Willie

Willie Walsh is earning a massive €7.9 million a year with IAG

Mar 5th 2015, 7:11 PM 14,363 Views 67 Comments

The airline group’s chief executive has seen his salary increase by 500% since 2012

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

No deal: The government is playing hardball over the Aer Lingus sale
# Grounded
# Grounded

No deal: The government is playing hardball over the Aer Lingus sale

Feb 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,506 Views 143 Comments

The Transport Minister wants a longer guarantee on the airline’s Heathrow slots

Everyone's getting a bit sick of the Aer Lingus story now...
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Everyone's getting a bit sick of the Aer Lingus story now...

Feb 24th 2015, 12:15 PM 9,222 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# aer-lingus - Monday 23 February, 2015

The potential sale of Aer Lingus is 'high stakes, very serious and difficult'
# Turbulence
# Turbulence

The potential sale of Aer Lingus is 'high stakes, very serious and difficult'

Feb 23rd 2015, 4:20 PM 10,090 Views 33 Comments

Ministers remain tight-lipped about the proposed sale of the government’s 25 per cent stake in the airline.

# aer-lingus - Monday 16 February, 2015

Inside hire: Aer Lingus has chosen a long-time employee as its new boss
# High Flier
# High Flier

Inside hire: Aer Lingus has chosen a long-time employee as its new boss

Feb 16th 2015, 10:05 AM 17,341 Views 15 Comments

Stephen Kavanagh has worked at the airline for 26 years.

# aer-lingus - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Feb 15th 2015, 4:45 PM 15,828 Views 8 Comments

Everyone was talking about Willie Walsh’s sales pitch, D-Day for Greece and Swissleaks.

# aer-lingus - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Clare Daly, Coronation Street and a gigantic baby : The week in numbers

Feb 14th 2015, 7:00 PM 13,957 Views 7 Comments

Plus: How many gardaí have left the force over the past five years?

Aer Lingus asked to explain why IAG bid would benefit the company and customers
# Please Outline
# Please Outline

Aer Lingus asked to explain why IAG bid would benefit the company and customers

Feb 14th 2015, 6:26 PM 12,144 Views 40 Comments

Aer Lingus said yesterday that the takeover would benefit the company, its employees, its customers, the tourism sector and the airports at which it operates.