Thursday February 27, 2020

Turkish Airlines eyes Aer Lingus bid

Turkish Airlines has emerged as a potential suitor for Aer Lingus, following a surprise buyout bid from Ryanair last week.

23rd June, 2012
Michael O'Leary, chief executive, Ryanair. Photo: Bloomberg

Turkish Airlines has emerged as a potential suitor for Aer Lingus, following a surprise buyout bid from Ryanair last week.

The Turkish carrier is one of a number of international airlines now assessing Aer Lingus, with well-placed sources telling The Sunday Business Post that the Turkish national carrier was very interested in the Irish airline.

Turkish Airlines, a major international carrier, can hold only a 49 per cent stake in the airline as it is...

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