Breakdown in talks leads to travel chaos

Aer Lingus management were working over the weekend on contingency plans for the operation of some of their schedule this week, as thousands of passengers cancelled flights following a breakdown of talks with Irish-based pilots early yesterday mornin

4th June, 2011

Aer Lingus management were working over the weekend on contingency plans for the operation of some of their schedule this week, as thousands of passengers cancelled flights following a breakdown of talks with Irish-based pilots early yesterday morning.

Both sides said they were open to resuming talks but industrial action by the pilots is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.

An Aer Lingus spokesmen confirmed that ‘‘significant’’ numbers of passengers had availed of the facility to...

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