New Aer Lingus boss starts work today

New Aer Lingus boss starts work today

The new chief executive of Aer Lingus Christoph Mueller begins work today.

Mueller takes up the position less than a week after the airline announced record losses of €93m for the first half of the year.

The 47-year-old German will preside over a major new cost-cutting plan due to be unveiled in the coming months.

It is expected to include wage cuts and the transfer of some Irish operations abroad.

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