Etihad Airways to sell Aer Lingus stake

8th June, 2015

Etihad Airways has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus and separately has agreed a deal to deepen its relationship with Air France-KLM, chief executive James Hogan said in an interview on Sunday.

The Abu-Dhabi-based airline will sell its 4.99 per cent stake in Aer Lingus in a potential takeover bid by British Airways-parent International Airlines Group, Hogan said on the sidelines of the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) annual meeting.

He also said that...

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