Aer Lingus to brief IMPACT on €100m cost-cutting plan

Aer Lingus management is due to meet representatives from the IMPACT trade union today to discuss details of the airline's latest cost-cutting plan.

Yesterday, management briefed SIPTU officials on the plan and the union is now arranging meetings with staff to discuss the proposed cuts.

The details have not been made public, but Aer Lingus is understood to be seeking €100m worth of savings.

The airline reportedly wants to shed 1,500 jobs by outsourcing ground operations in Ireland and using American staff on its transatlantic flights.

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