New Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh, who will assume the role on March 1st. (Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography)

Aer Lingus, which is currently the subject of a takeover bid by IAG, on Monday announced the appointment of Stephen Kavanagh as its new chief execu(...)

The move is part of a two-year cost-cutting and restructuring plan introduced by outgoing chief executive Christoph Mueller in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus is seeking voluntary redundancies from its near 4,000-strong workforce as part of a cost-cutting plan that was put on hold while it was tac(...)

Aer Lingus began flying in 1936. It has survived a world war, the 1970s oil crisis, 9/11 and Ireland’s worst recession in living memory. Photograph:  Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

To quote Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot at Aer Lingus.. After a period of shadow boxing, the board of Aer Lingus on Tuesday recommended the all-ca(...)

Eleven members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer  from International Consolidated Airlines Group to its shareholders and thus pave the way for a sale. Photograph: Artur Widak/PA

Ultimately, 11 members of the Aer Lingus board will decide whether to recommend any offer for the company from International Consolidated Airlines G(...)

David Begg, whose second term ended last week just as the third proposal from IAG was materialising

While all eyes are on the Aer Lingus board’s next move, it’s interesting to note that it is not actually at full strength. In fact, it is effectively (...)

IAG is reported to have put in another bid for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The owner of British Airways has made a fresh attempt to buy Aer Lingus, it has been reported.According to Sky News, International Airlines Group (IAG(...)

Aer Lingus has now hedged 90 per cent of its estimated 2015 fuel requirement at an average price of $830 per metric tonne

Aer Lingus has said it remains on target to record full-year operating profit, before exceptional items, of more than €61 million. The airline,(...)

Aer Lingus: the key issue for the Government is the national airline’s  slots at Heathrow

The Government expects IAG to make a fresh approach for Aer Lingus, according to sources, with speculation in the market it could bid over €2.40 a sh(...)

Aer Lingus’s actual operations are likely to have delivered a profit of more than €60 million in 2014. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

The year ended with most in the aviation industry expecting International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) to make another attempt to buy Aer Lingus (...)

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This year the winner of Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz will receive a pair of flights from Dublin to London, courtesy of London City Airport along(...)

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