The Aer Lingus board  is due to recommend in the morning  that shareholders - including the Government and Ryanair - accept IAG’s €1.36bn bid for the airline

The Aer Lingus board is expected to recommend the €1.36 billion bid for the company tabled by International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) in a stat(...)

Industry analysts believe that in order for the IAG approach for Aer Lingus to be considered realistic, it would have had to be in the region of €1 billion, or about €1.87 per share. Photograph: Alan Betson

The bid to buy Aer Lingus by rival group International Consolidated Airline Group (IAG) could have valued the Republic’s flag carrier at at least €1 (...)