IAG has made a €2.50 per share offer (along with a five cent dividend) for Aer Lingus. Photograph: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

I have 400 Aer Lingus shares and I received a letter recently from Davy offering me two options: 1. Don’t do anything 2. Accept the €2.50 cash offer. (...)

Long haul passenger numbers strong in June

Traffic at Aer Lingus rose last month, with transatlantic traffic up 15.6 per cent compared to the same period last year. The company said total traf(...)

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IAG chief executive Willie Walsh: company has not taken any particular position on the Heathrow expansion plans. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Part of the rationale for the International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) €1.4 billion bid for Aer Lingus is that the group believes Heathrow Air(...)

An Aer Lingus plane. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Three flights have been diverted tonight from Cork Airport to Shannon because of fog. An Aer Lingus flight from Amsterdam which came into land at Cork(...)

A man lays flowers on Marhaba beach where 38 people were killed on Friday.   Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

One of the main tour operators bringing Irish tourists to Tunisia opened on Sunday to deal with calls from those who have booked holidays to the count(...)

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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 (...)