Articles tagged “aer lingus”

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Ryanair’s O’Leary Calls UK Regulator Demands ‘Bogus’ and ‘Ridiculous’

Ryanair’s O’Leary Calls UK Regulator Demands ‘Bogus’ and ‘Ridiculous’

Marisa Garcia, Skift

O'Leary has worked hard to polish a gentler image, but he'll fight this decision with all his former fervor.

4 years ago

UK Competition Watchdog Tells Ryanair It Holds Unfair Influence Over Aer Lingus

UK Competition Watchdog Tells Ryanair It Holds Unfair Influence Over Aer Lingus

Associated Press

Worst competition watchdog ever. Ryanair should have the right to charge whatever the heck it wants for its portion of Aer Lingus. We're definitely #teamoleary on this.

4 years ago

For British Airways Parent IAG, Buying Aer Lingus Means Courting Rival Ryanair

For British Airways Parent IAG, Buying Aer Lingus Means Courting Rival Ryanair

Joe Brennan and Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

We so very much hope that the old Michael O'Leary returns here and makes Walsh do and say things he'd rather not do to buy the company he wants.

4 years ago

British Airways Parents Gets Irish Approval to Buy Aer Lingus

British Airways Parents Gets Irish Approval to Buy Aer Lingus

Joe Brennan, Bloomberg

It looks like the on-again, off-again deal for British Airways' parent IAG to acquire Aer Lingus is finally going to happen.

4 years ago

Transatlantic Routes Profitable for British Airways Parent for First Time

Transatlantic Routes Profitable for British Airways Parent for First Time

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Cost discipline worked for British Airways parents IAG on its transatlantic routes in the first quarter as it continues attempts to bring Aer Lingus into the fold.

5 years ago

UK Competition Body Demands Ryanair Reduce Aer Lingus Stake So IAG Can Take it All

UK Competition Body Demands Ryanair Reduce Aer Lingus Stake So IAG Can Take it All

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Talk about some old-boys, back-room wheeler dealing. Anyone who thinks IAG owning Aer Lingus outright is a lesser threat than Ryanair owing a minority stake is a royal idiot.

5 years ago

British Airways Boss Says Donald Trump Not Worth Listening To

British Airways Boss Says Donald Trump Not Worth Listening To

Joe Brennan, Bloomberg

Even if Willie Walsh isn't correct right now, he couldn't be more correct about ignoring the Donald.

5 years ago

Etihad Adds Residence Suite to New York Route in Open Skies Amenities Escalation

Etihad Adds Residence Suite to New York Route in Open Skies Amenities Escalation

Marisa Garcia, Skift

We’re not in the 1980s anymore. After a great push to initiate it and many trials to stabilize it, globalization has finally taken hold of the aviation industry. Turning back the calendar benefits very few and passengers will ultimately vote on Open Skies with their dollars, or euros, or dinars.

5 years ago

British Airways Still Hasn’t Won Over Irish Leaders Worried About Aer Lingus

British Airways Still Hasn’t Won Over Irish Leaders Worried About Aer Lingus

Dara Doyle, Bloomberg

There are three options here: Sell Aer Lingus to Ryanair, which really wants it; sell it to British Airways and admit you lost; or get decent management in place to run it so we don't have to keep listening to the airline's woes.

5 years ago

Aer Lingus Ready to Join British Airways Parent IAG, Says Chairman

Aer Lingus Ready to Join British Airways Parent IAG, Says Chairman

Shawn Pogatchnik, Bloomberg

An IAG takeover will be an insult to Ryanair, which has repeatedly attempted to acquire Aer Lingus, but give the Irish carrier the resources it needs to expand routes and attract new passengers.

5 years ago

Upcoming Irish Elections Are Bad Timing for British Airways’ Aer Lingus Bid

Upcoming Irish Elections Are Bad Timing for British Airways’ Aer Lingus Bid

Dara Doyle, Bloomberg

Nothing like letting the British buy an Irish airline to sink your election plans.

5 years ago

Irish Politician Says ‘You Must Be Joking’ Over British Airways’ Aer Lingus Bid

Irish Politician Says ‘You Must Be Joking’ Over British Airways’ Aer Lingus Bid

Dennis Schaalonal Griffin and Dara Doyle, Bloomberg

IAG wil have to do a good job explaining to Irish leaders how it achieved profitability in Spain.

5 years ago