Aer Lingus and pilots ‘remain in discussions’ over pay dispute

Airline met with Ialpa, the pilots union, on Wednesday, but failed to reach an agreement

Pay talks between Aer Lingus and its pilots at the Workplace Relations Committee broke down in February. Picture: PA

Aer Lingus and the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (Ialpa) remain in discussions after failing to resolve the ongoing pay dispute at talks on Wednesday.

Last week, the carrier issued a fresh warning to its pilots union that it could miss out on the delivery of a new plane unless a pay dispute is resolved by a deadline this month.

Aer Lingus last week wrote to the head of Ialpa asking for a meeting on ...