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Aer Lingus may become part of British Air/Iberia group

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International Air Group, the parent of British Air and Iberia, has made an offer to buy Aer Lingus, now owned 30% by RyanAir and 25% by the Irish government, and unlike two previous offers, the board of the Irish flag carrier has agreed to consider...
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Qatar now biggest investor in BritishAir/Iberia

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BritishAir's parent company, International Airlines Group, has a new investor, Qatar Airways, which has bought 10% of the company and says it's maybe interested in more. EU rules limit non-European investors to a maximum of 49%.   IAG, which is...
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Ryanair's profits surge 66%: did 'charm offensive' do it?

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Ryanair, the Irish-based airline that practically invented budget flying in Europe, and also nearly invented the reputation of low-cost airlines as cheap but unfriendly, has hit record profits this year. While others have also done well as fuel costs...
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Aer Lingus/British Air tie moves closer

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The bride and the groom have agreed...but a number of members of the wedding party still need to be satisfied. That's the story as Aer Lingus and IAG, parent of British Air, Iberia and Vueling, move closer to merger.   A big hurdle was cleared...
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Ryanair may hook up with BA, Virgin, TAP for long-haul

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On the ground at London Stansted, where Ryanair might feed overseas passengers to BA   Ryanair, the biggest short-haul and budget carrier in Europe has often hinted at starting a trans-Atlantic service, but never taken the step. Now it may be...
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EU Commission gives OK for Aer Lingus takeover

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The European Commission today cleared the last barrier for the sale of Ireland's Aer Lingus to British Airways' holding company, International Airlines Group. The deal already had approval from Aer Lingus's board, the Irish government and Ryanair,...
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Aer Lingus adds 3 U.S. cities to its network

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Aer Lingus is expanding its roster of U.S. cities with service to Dublin, adding new routes to Los Angeles, Newark and Hartford, CT. It's Aer Lingus' biggest one-time expansion since it first started flying trans-Atlantic in 1958.   Aer Lingus...
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Aer Lingus/British Air deal in last stages

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Last pieces appear to be falling into place for Ireland's Aer Lingus to become part of IAG, the holding company that also operates British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. Final approval could come as early as this Thursday.   One of the biggest...
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British Air parent makes new route connections

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International Air Group makes some moves to drum up new traffic on both Atlantic and Pacific routes.
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Aer Lingus sees more green in America

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Aer Lingus, now part of the same holding company as British Air, sees a future with more service to more American cities.
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