Thursday February 20, 2020

O'Leary ready to jettison crossover Aer Lingus routes

Ryanair is talking to more than 10 airlines about selling or leasing all 46 routes to and from Dublin that overlap with Aer Lingus in order to promote its takeover bid for the competing carrier.

4th September, 2012
“We have really revolutionary, radical remedies, so we think it should be and will be approved,” said O’Leary of Ryanair's latest bid for Aer Lingus.

Ryanair is talking to more than 10 airlines about selling or leasing all 46 routes to and from Dublin that overlap with Aer Lingus in order to promote its takeover bid for the competing carrier.

Ryanair would withdraw planes from the Dublin-London route, freeing up room at London Heathrow for airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways, chief executive Michael O’Leary said today. Slots at Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle would come from Aer...

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