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Airlines that fail to be at least 50 per cent owned by EU nationals risk losing their operating licences and relinquishing extensive flight privileges enjoyed in the single market. Photograph: iStock

Aer Lingus’s parent says flights will continue after Brexit despite ongoing questions about the impact of EU airline ownership rules on the Irish carr(...)

Aer Lingus  has already signalled that it could have to cut up to 500 jobs. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aer Lingus is not ruling out compulsory job cuts and closing bases at Cork and Shannon airports as it grapples with Government travel restrictions. T(...)

 International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh, who has announced plans to retire from the airline group.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Willie Walsh has announced plans to retire as chief executive of International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) in March. The Irish former pilot wil(...)

IAG chief executive Willie Walsh said British Airways would begin investing in projects that reduce carbon emissions to “offset” greenhouse gas produced by its UK domestic flights. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns Aer Lingus, will spend about €3 million a year offsetting greenhouse gas pollution from some services (...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, began his career as a pilot with Aer Lingus.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Willie Walsh occasionally recounts how, when he was chief executive of Aer Lingus, he found the notes from the interview he did after applying to be a(...)

Aer Lingus filled more seats on its planes than its group colleagues did in June. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aer Lingus grew its passenger revenue 11.4 per cent last month, a slight fall in revenue growth compared to the previous month, according to figures p(...)

Had Aer Lingus been consolidated from the start of the year, IAG would have reported total revenue of €2.39 billion and an operating profit after exceptional items of €2.41billion for the year to the end of December

Fuller aircraft helped boost Aer Lingus’s profits by €72 million in the year that International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) bought it for €1.4 b(...)

Aer Lingus aircraft at Dublin Airport. The carrier is relaunching its Gold Circle loyalty programme as AerClub from early next year.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Aer Lingus loyalty club members will be able to get discounts on British Airways and Iberia flights from next spring, when the Irish airline’s scheme (...)

TDs in constituencies where many Aer Lingus workers live fear losing votes if there is negative fallout from an IAG takeover. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Labour TDs are to seek a debate on IAG’s €1.36 billion bid for Aer Lingus during its conference next weekend.The party’s Ministers and Dáil deputies (...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said yesterday a number of factors are at play in its business, including some increased capacity and tougher competition in Ireland, Britain, Spain and Scandinavia. Photograph: Reuters/Bertil Enevag Ericson/Scanpix Sweden

The bottom line from yesterday’s announcement from Ryanair is that it expects to sell 500,000 fewer seats on its aircraft over the next few months for(...)

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