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Aer Lingus bid: Who's who in the skies

The personalities involved

23rd June, 2012
Michael O'Leary: is there a serious strategy behind his latest swipe at Aer Lingus?

In the Ryanair corner

The flamboyant chief executive of Europe's largest low-cost carrier is not averse to attention-grabbing stunts, but market insiders believe that a serious strategy lies behind his latest swipe at Aer Lingus.

O'Leary believes that taking over Aer Lingus could position Ryanair extremely well for longer-term consolidation in the industry.

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