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

Lynn Embleton, chief executive, Aer Lingus: ‘I’m feeling optimistic about the future. We’ve got an ambitious schedule in place for the summer and we’re seeing strong bookings. People want to fly and now they can fly. So, I’m feeling optimistic that we can rebuild.’ Picture: Naoise Culhane