Tuesday January 21, 2020

Varadkar welcomes Etihad's purchase of Aer Lingus stake

Etihad Airways’s purchase of a 2.987 per cent holding in Aer Lingus is a “good thing,” Transport Minister Leo Varadkar told reporters today.

1st May, 2012
Etihad confirms Aer Lingus stake

Etihad Airways’s purchase of a 2.987 per cent holding in Aer Lingus is a “good thing,” Transport Minister Leo Varadkar told reporters today.

“It is a vote of confidence both in the airline and the Irish economy,” Varadkar said in recorded comments posted on the government’s press website. While Ethihad has expressed an interest in the state’s 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus, the government isn’t in talks with Etihad at...

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