Company Watch: Covid-19 pandemic cost Aer Lingus €1bn
Airline’s chief executive says she is optimistic about airline’s future despite significant losses suffered as a result of travel restrictions
Over the past two years, Aer Lingus has not been shy in highlighting just how detrimental an impact Covid-19 was having on its business. The airline was forced to park up planes, cut jobs and restructure pay scales and working practices for its pilots and cabin crew staff.
On multiple occasions, Lynn Embleton, its chief executive, has bluntly explained how Aer Lingus will emerge from the pandemic as a “smaller airline”. And now she has ...