Dermot O’Loughlin: said the note he sent to workers advocated that they get financial advice about the best way to use what was due to them from the old scheme.    Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trustees of the former Irish airline workers’ pension scheme clashed with a trade union official representing workers who had invested in the insolv(...)

Pádraig Ó Ríordáin: the panel was clarifying a number of issues with the union Siptu and  Ictu. Photograph: MacInnes

Actuaries hired by trade unions representing past and present airport workers appear to back calculations used by the company to arrive at the figure(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said any protests outside his Dublin home were “unacceptable” and a matter for An Garda Síochána. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said any protests outside his home in Dublin are “unacceptable” and a matter for An Garda Síochána. He wa(...)

The IASS  is operated jointly by Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport Authority. Photograph: Frank Miller

A proposal to cut retired workers’ pensions as part of an overall plan to plug a €750 million hole in Irish Airlines Superannuation Scheme (IASS) has(...)

Aer Lingus has Heathrow slots that could appeal to Willie Walsh-led IAG Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus shares surged by as much as 15 per cent on news that it had rebuffed a possible takeover approach from IAG, owner of rival British Airways (...)

Retirees facing cuts of up to 20 per cent in their incomes Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Barr y O’HalloranAer Lingus shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the airline’s plan to make a once-off €191 million payment to a new pe(...)

Aer Lingus will seek shareholder approval for plans to address the €750 million hole in the pension scheme jointly operated by it and the Dublin Airpo(...)

Aer Lingus has pledged to contribute €191 million to seeding the new superannuation scheme while the DAA has committed to paying €72 million. Photograph: Frank Miller

Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) unions plan to begin balloting workers in coming weeks on proposals to end the deadlock over the €750 million hole i(...)

Trade union Impact, which represents Aer Lingus cabin crew and other staff at the airline as well as at the DAA, said it would be balloting members on the expert group proposals for the pension scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Trade union Siptu has poured cold water on hopes of an imminent solution to the long-running row over a €750 million hole in a pension fund operated j(...)

Aer Lingus and the Dublin Airport Authority have  been locked in this dispute for years. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Aer Lingus-Dublin Airport Authority pensions row looked tantalisingly close to a resolution yesterday when the airline agreed to increase its cont(...)