Ryanair now poised to win Shannon vote

Aer Lingus could still be forced to maintain its services between Shannon and Heathrow if the government or the airline’s Employee Share Ownership Trust (Esot) abstain in the crucial vote on the airline’s plan to end the route.

18th August, 2007

Aer Lingus could still be forced to maintain its services between Shannon and Heathrow if the government or the airline’s Employee Share Ownership Trust (Esot) abstain in the crucial vote on the airline’s plan to end the route.

Ryanair could now win a knife-edge vote, forcing Aer Lingus to maintain the route, unless the government or the Esot use their shareholdings to support management’s plan.

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