Tuesday, 26th May 2015
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has announced that at its meeting today (Tuesday) the Government took a decision to support IAG’s offer for Aer Lingus. The Government decision was taken following detailed and careful consideration of all of the issues involved in a potential disposal of the State’s 25.1% minority shareholding in Aer Lingus and the extensive discussions that have taken place with IAG on the matters that the Minister highlighted in his statement of 24th February.
Tuesday 28 April 2015
Indecon International Economic Consultants appointed to conduct the review
Thursday 16 April 2015
Statement by Minister Donohoe on the Government’s consideration of IAG’s proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus
Tuesday 31 March 2015
“The need for the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to defend the independence of Aer Lingus from the proposed takeover by British Airways / IAG in view of the failures of the takeover airline to serve adequately the regions of the United Kingdom and the need for Ireland as an outer offshore island to develop independent competitive air services”
Senator Sean D. Barrett
Airlines in Transition – A CEO Gathering
Good morning everybody. At the outset, I would like to thank CAPA for choosing to host its Airlines in Transition Conference here in this beautiful venue once again this year.
Friday 13 March 2015
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has confirmed that the Government’s Inter-Departmental Steering Group held a meeting this morning (Friday) with representatives from International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) for further discussions in relation to IAG’s proposal for Aer Lingus and, in particular, on the issues set out in Minister Donohoe’s statement of 24th February. This engagement is continuing. There will be no further comment at this time.