Aer Lingus News Stories

Airbus Adds To Paris Air Show Order Book

June 18, 2019

Airbus had a relatively strong day on Tuesday in what has been a subdued Paris Air Show so far.


Aer Lingus Unveils Refreshed Brand

January 17, 2019

IAG airline Aer Lingus revealed its new logo and aircraft livery at its Dublin base on Thursday.


Aer Lingus CEO Kavanagh To Step Down

October 11, 2018

IAG has announced a CEO change at its Aer Lingus airline, with Stephen Kavanagh to be replaced by Sean Doyle.


British Airways Outage Dents IAG’s Traffic Figures

June 6, 2017

International Airlines Group posted its traffic figures for May, a month that included British Airways’ IT meltdown and subsequent public relations problems.


IAG’s First Quarter Net Drops 74 Percent

May 5, 2017

International Airlines Group (IAG) announced a 74 percent fall in first quarter net profit, with currency exchange rates contributing to the drop.



IAG Boosts Profit Despite Currency Weakness

February 24, 2017

IAG, the parent of British Airways and Iberia, released its results for 2016, showing a 29 percent rise in net profit to EUR€1.95 billion (USD$2.06 billion).


EU Court Says Irish Air Tax Was Illegal Aid

December 21, 2016

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Aer Lingus and Ryanair gained a financial advantage from a reduced rate of air travel tax and must repay the difference.


IAG To Add Wi-Fi To Short-Haul Fleet

November 2, 2016

IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia, will introduce inflight Wi-Fi across its short-haul fleet from next year.


IAG Profit Hit By Currency Weakness

October 28, 2016

International Airlines Group reported a drop in operating profit in the third quarter, blaming a “tough operating environment”.


Dublin Airport To Build Second Runway

April 7, 2016

Dublin Airport has revived a plan shelved during the global financial crisis to build a second runway after the number of passengers using the airport rose 15 percent to a record high last year.