Lynne Embleton

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Aer Lingus had planned to begin flights to New York JFK, Orlando in Florida and Barbados from the British airport this autumn. Photograph: iStock

Ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions have forced Aer Lingus to delay the launch of flights from Manchester, in England, to the United States until Dec(...)

Aer Lingus now flies to Washington, Boston, Chicago and JFK airport. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus has resumed its Dublin to Washington Dulles route as it seeks to rebuild Ireland-US services suspended during the pandemic. The airline wil(...)

Aer Lingus plans Manchester to New York and Florida services from September. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/

British regulators have cleared Aer Lingus to begin flying to the United States from Manchester Airport in England. The news comes as global indust(...)

 Aer Lingus  will restart Washington flights from the capital this month. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Aer Lingus chief executive Lynne Embleton highlighted yesterday that its new regional partner, Emerald Airlines, would play a key part in aiding the c(...)

Conor McCarthy, founder and chief executive of Emerald Airlines, and Aer Lingus chief strategy and planning officer Reid Moody after the signing of a 10-year franchise agreement that will see Emerald Airlines operating Aer Lingus Regional flights. Photograph: Eoin McGirl/Aer Lingus

Emerald Airlines chief executive Conor McCarthy hopes the carrier will fly two million passengers a year on the Aer Lingus regional routes that it is (...)

“Aer Lingus and Emerald Airlines are at the final stages of agreement, and Aer Lingus is hopeful that an announcement will be made in the coming days,” the Irish flag-carrier said  at the weekend.  Photograph: getty Images

Aer Lingus is poised to name Emerald Airlines as its new regional carrier this week, with the new service likely to begin in January. The airline has(...)

Lynn Embleton confirmed Aer Lingus could seek a second loan from ISIF to follow the €150 million it borrowed from the agency in two tranches across December and March. Photograph: iStock

Aer Lingus could seek a second loan from the State-backed Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) as it emerges from tough Government Covid-19 curbs,(...)

The Shannon closure will directly affect 83 Aer Lingus cabin crew.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Cabin crew union Fórsa says Aer Lingus refused to attend a Labour Court hearing over the airline’s plan to close its Shannon base, where up to 126 job(...)

Lynne Embleton, Aer Lingus chief executive. “I don’t think anybody doubts the importance of aviation, but I think what is possibly not understood is that time matters.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Tuesday last, Aer Lingus operated 34 flights. On the same date in 2019 – June 22nd – it had 318. “It’s just a handful,” says Lynne Embleton, who b(...)

Aer Lingus’s decision to close its Shannon Airport base – with the potential loss of 126 cabin and ground crew – was a big focus for politicians at the hearing.

Aer Lingus faces a “damp squib” of a summer, according to recently appointed chief executive Lynne Embleton. She told the Oireachtas committee on tran(...)

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