A further complication is that Aer Lingus is a shareholder in a leasing company which leases aircraft to Stobart. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aer Lingus must now be a key player as events play out at Stobart Air, after the recent eruption of boardroom tensions at the smaller airline. Stobart(...)

The IAA would not comment yesterday on whether there had been contacts with Stobart. In a statement it said that it is “in regular contact with all airlines concerning safety and security matters”.

Stobart Air, the airline which runs the Aer Lingus regional network, is believed to have been contacted by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), the ind(...)

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