SIPTU  says that Aer Lingus proposal to safeguard staff 'does not go far enough'

SIPTU says that Aer Lingus proposal to safeguard staff 'does not go far enough'

SIPTU says a proposal received from Aer Lingus management regarding staff tems and conditions in the event of an IAG takeover of the airline, does not go far enough.

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Donohoe: Aer Lingus talks to end in next few weeks

Donohoe: Aer Lingus talks to end in next few weeks

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe says discussions over the possible sale of Aer Lingus should come to an end in the "next few weeks".

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Donohoe: Connectivity is key to IAG's bid for Aer Lingus

Donohoe: Connectivity is key to IAG's bid for Aer Lingus

The Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe says Donald Trump is entitled to his opinion regarding the potential sale of Aer Lingus to IAG.

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Cabinet to hear new IAG Aer Lingus buy-out proposal within two weeks

Cabinet to hear new IAG Aer Lingus buy-out proposal within two weeks

The latest proposals from IAG in relation to its planned €1.3bn buy-out of the Government's share of Aer Lingus are due to be put to the Cabinet within the next fortnight.

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Aer Lingus takeover 'bad news for consumers': Virgin Atlantic

Aer Lingus takeover 'bad news for consumers': Virgin Atlantic

The airline set up by Richard Branson claims the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus would have an adverse effect on ticket prices, connectivity and quality of service.

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Government representatives meet IAG for further talks on Aer Lingus bid

Government representatives meet IAG for further talks on Aer Lingus bid

There has been a further meeting today on the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus.

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Time running out on Aer Lingus-IAG deal

Time running out on Aer Lingus-IAG deal

It has been said deal will either be struck between the Government and IAG on its bid to buy Aer Lingus in the next two weeks - or not at all.

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Aer Lingus unions unconvinced after meeting with IAG chief Walsh

Aer Lingus unions unconvinced after meeting with IAG chief Walsh

Unions at Aer Lingus say they are still not convinced by IAG’s takeover bid despite meeting Willie Walsh this morning.

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FF: Labour's motion on Aer Lingus 'just political posturing'

FF: Labour's motion on Aer Lingus 'just political posturing'

Fianna Fáil has described Labour's emergency motion on Aer Lingus as "political posturing".

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Labour delegates call for guarantees on Aer Lingus sale

Labour delegates call for guarantees on Aer Lingus sale

The Labour party national conference has passed a motion calling on the Government to obtain certain guarantees around employment and other issues at Aer Lingus if it is to accept any future offer from IAG.

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Labour TDs draft motion calling for Aer Lingus jobs to be protected

Labour TDs draft motion calling for Aer Lingus jobs to be protected

Labour TDs concerned about any sale of Aer Lingus have drafted a Labour Party motion for tomorrow calling for an independent valuation of the airline and for jobs to be protected.

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Unions to meet Aer Lingus management today

Unions to meet Aer Lingus management today

Unions are due to meet Aer Lingus management this morning to further discuss the IAG takeover bid.

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Noonan: IAG takeover proposal for Aer Lingus 'isn't off the table'

Noonan: IAG takeover proposal for Aer Lingus 'isn't off the table'

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that a takeover deal for Aer Lingus "certainly isn't off the table".

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'Gombeen politics at its worst': CityJet boss lambasts Government's response to IAG bid

'Gombeen politics at its worst': CityJet boss lambasts Government's response to IAG bid

The chairman of CityJet has said the Government's rejection of IAG's current offer for Aer Lingus is "gombeen politics at its worst".

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Group opposed to IAG's Aer Lingus bid to meet as Donohoe calls for 'improved' proposal

Group opposed to IAG's Aer Lingus bid to meet as Donohoe calls for 'improved' proposal

A meeting has been scheduled today for a group within the Labour party opposed to IAG's proposed Aer Lingus bid.

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Aer Lingus bid: Government demands more concessions from IAG

Aer Lingus bid: Government demands more concessions from IAG

The Government has said it cannot yet accept IAG's proposed offer for Aer Lingus.

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IAG takeover would cost less than 200 jobs, says Aer Lingus chief

IAG takeover would cost less than 200 jobs, says Aer Lingus chief

The incoming boss at Aer Lingus says less than 200 jobs in the proposed takeover by IAG.

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Aer Lingus profits soar by 17.8% as chairman pushes for IAG takeover

Aer Lingus profits soar by 17.8% as chairman pushes for IAG takeover

The board of Aer Lingus restated its backing for a takeover bid by the owner of British Airways (IAG) as it revealed that profits at the airline have soared almost 18%.

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Coveney: IAG offer to buy Aer Lingus shares 'not persuasive enough'

Coveney: IAG offer to buy Aer Lingus shares 'not persuasive enough'

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said that he suspects that the Government has not received an offer for Aer Lingus that is "persuasive enough".

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Aer Lingus backs IAG 500 jobs claim

Aer Lingus backs IAG 500 jobs claim

Aer Lingus has backed claims that more than 500 jobs would be created on new transatlantic routes if a €1 billion bid for the carrier goes through.

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Labour TDs: No support for Aer Lingus deal until election is over

Labour TDs: No support for Aer Lingus deal until election is over

Senior Labour figures have ruled out expressing support for €1.36bn offer to buy Aer Lingus until after the general election.

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IAG takeover of Aer Lingus 'would benefit employees, customers and Ireland'

IAG takeover of Aer Lingus 'would benefit employees, customers and Ireland'

Aer Lingus directors have released a statement saying there is a "compelling commercial logic" to allowing a takeover from IAG to buy the airline.

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Ryanair to appeal court ruling on sale of Aer Lingus shares

Ryanair has said it will take its case to the British Supreme Court, after UK Court of Appeal refused to set aside a ruling that the company must sell a portion of its shares in Aer Lingus.

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Rejecting Aer Lingus bid would send 'appalling message', says CityJet chairman

Rejecting Aer Lingus bid would send 'appalling message', says CityJet chairman

CityJet chairman Pat Byrne has said that the Government would be sending the wrong message to the business world if it rejects IAG's takeover bid for Aer Lingus.

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Transport Minister meets IAG to discuss Aer Lingus takeover

Transport Minister meets IAG to discuss Aer Lingus takeover

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has told IAG that the Government's main considerations in respect of any potential sale of its shares in Aer Lingus are access and jobs.

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Transport Minister to meet IAG boss today to discuss Aer Lingus bid

Transport Minister to meet IAG boss today to discuss Aer Lingus bid

Transport Minister Paschal Donohue will meet with International Airlines Group (IAG) boss Willie Walsh this afternoon to discuss its takeover offer for Aer Lingus.

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Civil servants to meet Walsh on Aer Lingus takeover talks

Civil servants to meet Walsh on Aer Lingus takeover talks

Civil servants in charge of examining the IAG bid for Aer Lingus will hold private meetings with Willie Walsh today.

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Cabinet to discuss Aer Lingus bid today

Cabinet to discuss Aer Lingus bid today

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe is expected to brief his Cabinet colleagues today on the IAG bid for the Government's stake in Aer Lingus.

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Government to meet IAG on Aer Lingus takeover bid

Government to meet IAG on Aer Lingus takeover bid

Representatives from the Government and IAG will meet this afternoon to discuss the airline group's bid for Aer Lingus.

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IBEC sees benefit in proposed Aer Lingus sale

IBEC sees benefit in proposed Aer Lingus sale

IBEC has said the proposed sale of Aer Lingus to IAG would be beneficial for the company, tourism and inward investment.

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Government 'would be nuts' to block Aer Lingus takeover

Government 'would be nuts' to block Aer Lingus takeover

The Government is being told it would be "nuts" to pass up the opportunity of the International Airlines Group (IAG) bid for Aer Lingus.

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Business groups 'could get say in Aer Lingus slots at Heathrow'

Business groups 'could get say in Aer Lingus slots at Heathrow'

Business groups in Cork and Shannon could have a say in the future of the Aer Lingus Heathrow slots.

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IAG preparing response to Aer Lingus takeover concerns

IAG preparing response to Aer Lingus takeover concerns

British Airways parent company is reportedly preparing responses to a range of concerns raised in connection with its proposal to buy Aer Lingus.

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Fine Gael TD raises doubts about potential sale of Govt shares in Aer Lingus

Fine Gael TD raises doubts about potential sale of Govt shares in Aer Lingus

A Fine Gael TD has indicated that concerns were expressed at their parliamentary party meeting yesterday about the sale of Aer Lingus.

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Dooley: Government will use Aer Lingus sale money for 'pet projects' before election

Dooley: Government will use Aer Lingus sale money for 'pet projects' before election

Fianna Fáil is accusing the coalition of planning to build up an election 'warchest' from the sale of Aer Lingus.

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Burton under pressure to block Aer Lingus sale

Burton under pressure to block Aer Lingus sale

The Tánaiste Joan Burton is under pressure from Labour TDs to block the sale of Aer Lingus.

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Burton: Protecting Irish air links vitally important in any Aer Lingus sale

Burton: Protecting Irish air links vitally important in any Aer Lingus sale

Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned that protecting Ireland's air links with Europe and the US is of vital importance if a deal to sell Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) is to go through.

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FF calls on Donohoe to reject IAG's Aer Lingus bid

FF calls on Donohoe to reject IAG's Aer Lingus bid

Fianna Fáil are calling on Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe not to allow the sale of the Government's stake in Aer Lingus to go ahead.

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Aer Lingus to accept takeover bid from BA owner IAG - report

Aer Lingus to accept takeover bid from BA owner IAG - report

The Financial Times has reported that Aer Lingus is set to accept the latest takeover offer from BA owner IAG.

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Aer Lingus announces new Dublin-Washington route

Aer Lingus announces new Dublin-Washington route

Aer Lingus has announced new direct flights from Dublin to Washington for 2015.

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Aer Lingus operating profit up 19% in third quarter

Aer Lingus operating profit up 19% in third quarter

Aer Lingus has had its most profitable quarter since the financial crisis, reporting an operating profit of just under €113m euro for the three months to the end of September, up 19% on the same time last year.

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Aer Lingus Regional begins service to Leeds Bradford Airport

Aer Lingus Regional begins service to Leeds Bradford Airport

Aer Lingus Regional’s new service to Leeds Bradford Airport, operated by Stobart Air, has commenced from Dublin Airport.

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Aer Lingus Regional announces further growth in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus Regional announces further growth in passenger numbers

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has enjoyed its 14th consecutive month of growth in passenger numbers.

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Aer Lingus losses narrow

Aer Lingus losses narrow

Aer Lingus has reported a fall in losses for the first half of the year.

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Aer Lingus chief to step down

Aer Lingus chief to step down

Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller is to leave the company in May of next year.

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Labour Court to issue recommendation in Aer Lingus roster dispute; airline says profits hit

Labour Court to issue recommendation in Aer Lingus roster dispute; airline says profits hit

The Labour Court will issue recommendations today aimed at resolving the dispute over rosters at Aer Lingus.

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Aer Lingus strike action deferred

Aer Lingus strike action deferred

Strike action by cabin crew at Aer Lingus, which was due to take place next Monday and Tuesday, has been deferred.

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Aer Lingus roster row talks underway at Labour Court

Aer Lingus roster row talks underway at Labour Court

Talks are taking place at the Labour Court in Dublin today to resolve a cabin crew roster row at Aer Lingus.

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Aer Lingus talks to resume tomorrow as second strike looms

Aer Lingus talks to resume tomorrow as second strike looms

Talks in the Aer Lingus rostering dispute will resume in the Labour Court tomorrow.

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