Aer Lingus reports €192m operating loss for the first half of 2021

The airline group said passenger revenues were down 90 per cent compared with the same period last year.

30th July, 2021
Aer Lingus reports €192m operating loss for the first half of 2021
Aer Lingus made an operating loss of €192 million in the first half of 2021

Aer Lingus recorded an operating loss of €192 million in the first half of the year as tight Covid-19 restrictions grounded the aviation sector to a halt since January.

The operating loss for the first half of 2021 compares to the €316 million loss Aer Lingus made in the same period last year, which included hefty exceptional charges of €127 million.

The airline said passenger revenues collapsed to just €33 million in the first six months...

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