Welcome to the new Hanseatic League

Welcome to the new Hanseatic League

An alliance of eight EU members – including Ireland – is coalescing to protect economic interests in northern Europe. But will it have any real effect?

The idea behind the Irish name Aer Lingus is that of a fleet or convoy for the air. There is strength and safety in convoys. The idea behind the name of the German national carrier, Lufthansa, is the same.

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