Aer Lingus staff change tack to support IAG’s takeover bid

Aer Lingus staff support IAG’s move to buy the former national carrier, an email from a key trade union official to the airline’s new chief executive has indicated.

22nd February, 2015

There is “great excitement” among Aer Lingus staff about IAG’s €1.36 billion proposal to buy the airline, wrote the senior trade union official.

The email, sent to congratulate Aer Lingus-lifer Stephen Kavanagh on his appointment to replace Christoph Mueller, indicates a major softening in trade union opposition to the prospect of the deal.

It also appears at odds with the stated position of a range of Fine Gael and Labour Party...

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