Aer Lingus staff, Fiona Tracey, Sorcha O’Rourke, Grainne Kelly and Lydia Worrell, welcome the arrival of first Aer Cap Airbus A350 at Hanger 6 Dublin Airport in July 2015. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Shareholders in Aer Lingus have until today, August 18th, to accept an offer from British Airways owner IAG to acquire the airline. However the deadl(...)