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#Aer Lingus

# aer-lingus - Thursday 28 May, 2015

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 11,582 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 9,088 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 23,154 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 18,675 Views 47 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 12,294 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 31,770 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 18,361 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 33,926 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 10,465 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 22,271 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 10,587 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 7,911 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 14,507 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 16,323 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 29,309 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 21,107 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 29,801 Views 87 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 34,867 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 11,908 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 56,067 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 5,546 Views 43 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 23,570 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 14,335 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 19,489 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 9,215 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 10,081 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 17,332 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 15,821 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 13,947 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 12,122 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.

So, Aer Lingus has joined Tinder
# Love At 30000 Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Love At 30000 Feet

So, Aer Lingus has joined Tinder

Feb 14th 2015, 5:47 PM 3,769 Views 2 Comments

Fifty Shades of Green.

Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story
# Head In The Clouds
# Head In The Clouds

Small airline, small country, small minds – the Aer Lingus story

Feb 14th 2015, 10:07 AM 721 Views 71 Comments

Political interference has kept Aer Lingus one of the smallest airlines in Europe whilst its home-grown competition passed it by ten times over.

# aer-lingus - Thursday 12 February, 2015

IAG boss Willie Walsh has offered a 'cast-iron guarantee' on Aer Lingus' Heathrow slots*
# Big Willie Style
# Big Willie Style

IAG boss Willie Walsh has offered a 'cast-iron guarantee' on Aer Lingus' Heathrow slots*

Feb 12th 2015, 5:05 PM 21,554 Views 69 Comments

*For five years, anyway.

Ryanair cites 'human rights' as it fights to hold onto its piece of Aer Lingus
# Plane Insanity
# Plane Insanity

Ryanair cites 'human rights' as it fights to hold onto its piece of Aer Lingus

Feb 12th 2015, 12:40 PM 11,638 Views 26 Comments

The budget airline wants to take the decision to the UK Supreme Court.

Can Willie Walsh convince TDs to allow the sale of Aer Lingus?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Can Willie Walsh convince TDs to allow the sale of Aer Lingus?

Feb 12th 2015, 9:00 AM 4,607 Views 6 Comments

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

Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly?
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly?

Feb 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 53,436 Views 85 Comments

Here’s everything we know about the possible sale so far…

# aer-lingus - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Cork Airport may be 'world class' - but it keeps on losing passengers
# A Sinking Cork
# A Sinking Cork

Cork Airport may be 'world class' - but it keeps on losing passengers

Feb 10th 2015, 6:05 PM 25,091 Views 88 Comments

Traffic through the airport is going down and down.

# aer-lingus - Monday 9 February, 2015

Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed
# Fall
# Fall

Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed

Feb 9th 2015, 6:58 PM 11,883 Views 46 Comments

The airline’s stocks took a hit today following a Bloomberg report.

The view on this Donegal to Dublin flight was pretty epic
# Head In The Clouds
# Head In The Clouds

The view on this Donegal to Dublin flight was pretty epic

Feb 9th 2015, 1:31 PM 27,123 Views 35 Comments

Luckily a photographer was on board.