Government considers latest IAG bid for Aer Lingus

The government is expected to consider the future of Aer Lingus in the coming days, following the latest bid from IAG for airline this weekend.

25th January, 2015

Transport minister Paschal Donohoe is awaiting a report on the value of the government’s stake in Aer Lingus and on how any takeover would affect Ireland’s international connectivity. He is expected to brief his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday. IAG, the parent company of British Airways, made Aer Lingus an improved offer of €2.50 per share, the third such approach in six weeks.

Aer Lingus rejected the first and second offers of...

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