British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling plan inflht WiFi. London // Etihad Airways’ chief executive says the company bought its stake in Aer Lingus based on a strategy of increasing the number of flhts between Dublin and Abu Dhabi. The vision could have been for a large investment."Mr Hogan was on Thursday reported by media as indicating that the Abu Dhabi airline could sell its stake if the Irish government backs a €1.35 billion (Dh5.41bn) offer made for its flag carrier by the British Airways parent International Airlines . Between 2012 and last year, Etihad accumulated more than 4 per cent of the Dublin-based carrier. Nov 4, 2016. British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling will debut inflht Internet on intra-European flhts from mid-2017, using a mix of Inmarsat.
Ryanair plans €640m Aer Lingus takeover Business The Guardian James Hogan told aviation industry executives at an event in London on Thursday that the orinal plan was for a "large investment", but once it became clear that the management of the Irish carrier did not share Etihad’s vision, the company moved on to focus on deals with airberlin and Alitalia. The two airlines operate code shares on routes between Dublin and Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat and Bahrain. Jun 19, 2012. No frills airline Ryanair is planning a €694m £560m takeover of Aer Lingus, its third attempt to buy its rival in the last six years. Ryanair, which.
IAG Expects Aer Lingus to Boost Its Earnings Soon After Takeover. Aer Lingus last year increased flhts to San Francisco from Dublin and to Boston and New York from Shannon as part of its trans-Atlantic expansion plans announced the year before. May 27, 2015. Irish Government Backs IAG's Plan to Buy Aer Lingus May 26; Heard. of at least 12% over the life of the business plan that stretches to 2020.