IAG last week formally announced its offer for Aer Lingus, valuing the airline at €1.4 billion

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) must wait until July 15th to find out if the European Commission will approve its €1.4 billion offer (...)

International Airlines Group chief executive Officer Willie Walsh. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

It is not clear if the IAG bid for Aer Lingus has run into some real turbulence with the European Commission’s competition directorate or if the conce(...)

EU Commission raises concerns over IAG  €1.4 billion  bid for Aer Lingus.

EU officials are likely to have raised competition concerns over Heathrow landing rights and transatlantic routes with Aer Lingus suitor Internationa(...)

IAG last week formally announced its offer for Aer Lingus, valuing the airline at €1.4 billion

IAG has said Spain’s Banco Santander has agreed to join with other banks to provide the aviation giant with a €1.4 billion loan to help it fund its pr(...)

“The consolidation of airlines is probably the strongest argument for the sell-off of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus. Yet airline mergers have yet to prove a financial success. Iberia and the largest airline group in Europe, Lufthansa, are struggling.” Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Aer Lingus is back in the spotlight since the British Airways parent IAG formally announced the terms of its offer for the airline last week, valuing (...)

Shareholders are pressing Ryanair on whether or not it plans to sell its €400 million Aer Lingus stake to IAG, which this week launched a formal off(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the sale of Aer Lingus would result in job creation, new routes and the Minister for Finance would have a veto over the sale of the valuable Heathrow slots under the deal with IAG, owners of British Airways and Iberian. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos.

Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports have backed the sale of Aer Lingus as being good for Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said in a strong defence of t(...)

 Aer Lingus: It is not clear yet whether the deal will mean lower fares for consumers.  Photograph: Peter  Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

International Consolidated Airline Group’s (IAG) €1.4 billion bid for Aer Lingus moved a critical step closer to success when the Government announced(...)

The Government’s decision to sell its 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to IAG has been some months in negotiation. It appears that the concessions made(...)

Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG, which is on the cusp of finalising its bid for Aer Lingus

Led by Irishman and former Aer Lingus chief executive, Willie Walsh, International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) is the parent of British Airways (...)