This airline used to be Ireland's national airline (the government owned 85% of the company) now it is a private company and the second largest airline in Ireland. It serves a large number of destinations in Europe, as well as destinations in North America and northern Africa.
# aer-lingus - Today’s News
The company said today is will be appealing the ruling.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
However, Siptu said the planned St Patrick’s weekend strike has not been called off.
# aer-lingus - Monday 3 March, 2014
A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.
# aer-lingus - Sunday 2 March, 2014
Leo Varadkar said that his department is examining a plan to intervene in the dispute.
# aer-lingus - Thursday 27 February, 2014
The union said this was due to the “refusal” of the companies to engage in meaningful talks over a pension dispute.
# aer-lingus - Monday 24 February, 2014
The airline made a profit of €61 million last year, which was in line with expectations.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Some flights from Irish airports are likely to be affected as air traffic controllers in several European countries will strike today and tomorrow.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 21 January, 2014
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has urged a quick, “simple” solution to the long-running dispute, which centres on a deficit in a pension scheme.
# aer-lingus - Thursday 16 January, 2014
The decision comes a month after SIPTU said that Aer Lingus had threatened them with legal action legal action if they went ahead with a ballot.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Other airlines already offer the service but Ryanair is following suit and promises that a new corporate travel product is also in the works.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
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Figures release today show that 733,000 passengers flew with the airline last month.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
After overcoming a tight deadline, technical glitches and fighting a rare condition, Zoe and Maya Murnane faced a Christmas apart, but Ryanair has stepped in.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Aer Lingus Regional will fly four times a week to Newcastle from Cork as part of a significant expansion at the airport.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
The airline says it will take any action up to legal action to prevent a ballot on industrial action from going ahead.
# aer-lingus - Friday 6 December, 2013
SIPTU members in Aer Lingus and the DAA are involved in a pension dispute.
The dispute centres on over 5,000 workers who are no longer employed but are not yet in receipt of their pension.
# aer-lingus - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The company had signalled the drop in passengers last month, with long haul passenger numbers dropping 6.9 per cent.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
The airline said that the expansion was directly related to the abolition of the travel tax.
# aer-lingus - Sunday 24 November, 2013
The aid is being sent by GOAL on a special Aer Lingus flight to the stricken country.
# aer-lingus - Wednesday 20 November, 2013
The deal will see five crew operating the new smaller transatlantic services with a review of operations due next summer.
# aer-lingus - Friday 15 November, 2013
The proposals will be put to IMPACT’s cabin crew committee at lunchtime.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Discussions between union representatives and Aer Lingus management went on till around midnight last night.
# aer-lingus - Friday 8 November, 2013
The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
The commission said the meeting will centre solely around plans to close a cabin crew base in Shannon and not yesterday’s results of a ballot for industrial action.
The carrier has announced an operating profit of €94.9 million for the third quarter of the year, while an increase of almost 16 per cent was recorded in long haul passenger numbers.
# aer-lingus - Monday 4 November, 2013
The ballot by IMPACT includes strike action but the branch committee will now meet over the next few days to consider the appropriate course of action.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 29 October, 2013
The airline also announced the addition of 10,000 seats to London Southend due to increased popularity with the route.
# aer-lingus - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Everyone’s talking about an inquiry into the Roma child cases, cheap alcohol and re-opening the Madeleine McCann case.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
Michael O’Leary’s open to ideas on how to soften those “rough edges” at the low fares carrier.
# aer-lingus - Friday 11 October, 2013
There were no injuries and the plane stopped safely, but a runway at Cardiff Airport was closed for some time.
# aer-lingus - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
Last night, unions heard proposals that could see pensions cut by 15 per cent.
# aer-lingus - Monday 7 October, 2013
You can now connect to Wi-Fi and use your mobile phone while flying with Aer Lingus to the US, but it will cost you.
# aer-lingus - Friday 4 October, 2013
There was growth in some areas with a surge in the number of long-haul passengers.
# aer-lingus - Monday 30 September, 2013
The Ryanair chief executive told Prime Time on RTÉ that the company could grow Aer Lingus and was reviewing policy in the wake of the Muhammad Sattar incident.