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In a nod to conditions placed on the sale by the government, IAG said it has agreed that Aer Lingus would retain all its existing slots at London Heathrow Airport. IAG bids for Aer Lingus - Page 5 - FlyerTalk Forums I think the point is being missed slightly. BA couldn't give a toss about the good people of Ireland - remember that BA did not fly to Dublin before BMI was bought - and would happily close all 23 daily Aer Lingus flights to Heathrow because it can use the slots more profitably for other services. IAG bids for Aer Lingus - Page 29 - FlyerTalk Forums I can't seriously believe, though, that anyone looking to buy Aer Lingus and actually run it as an airline would end up cutting off connectivity. Why would you buy an airline only to stop it flying? (OK, for the bank balance and the Heathrow slots. But we can see IAG are not out to just ground Aer Lingus). Why does IAG want to get its hands on Aer Lingus so badly? IAG boss Willie Walsh, the former head of Aer Lingus, previously told the Independent in October the value of the Heathrow slots was in using them on the Dublin-London route.

London Air Travel » Aer Lingus » What is the status of the integration of Aer Lingus into IAG?. More than two years have passed since International Airlines Group (“IAG”) acquired Aer Lingus and it joined British Airways, Iberia and Vueling under the umbrella of IAG.

Aer Lingus rejects IAG's bid, but an old acquaintance Dec 25, 2014 · However, Aer Lingus has two key attractions to IAG and its CEO Willie Walsh, an ex-CEO of Aer Lingus: an important holding of slots at London Heathrow, the main hub of IAG's British Airways, and a high growth strategy on the North Atlantic, which is BA's key long-haul market. Aer Lingus rejects IAG takeover bid | News | Breaking

On 27 January 2015, Aer Lingus' Board announced that, "the financial terms of IAG's third proposal for the airline are at a level it is willing to recommend.", Aer Lingus said it noted, "IAG's intentions regarding the future of the company, in particular that Aer Lingus would operate as a separate business with its own brand, management and ...

IAG has promised that they would retain the Aer Lingus brand, create new jobs and vowed not to sell the Heathrow slots for at least seven years. Following the Irish government's announcement, IAG, which owns flag carriers British Airways and Spain's Iberia, is expected to make a formal offer over... Aer Lingus - London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Important information regarding Aer Lingus (IATA code EI) at London Heathrow Airport (LHR): Terminal, Contact, Check-in.In order to check in for your flight at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), go to the terminal where your flight departs from, or follow the instructions provided in your ticket.

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Aer Lingus’s Heathrow slots to Dublin, Cork, and Shannon could be under threat despite Government assurances, a TD has warned. Clare’s Michael McNamara, who had the Labour whip withdrawn from ... IAG's bid for Aer Lingus looks certain to go ahead. What do ... Aer Lingus will take IAG’s share of slots at London Heathrow to over 50%. Initial indications are that some slots may be forfeited to assuage competition concerns. g) Aer Lingus will maintain a presence at London Heathrow Terminal 2, making it the only Oneworld member airline in a terminal largely occupied by Star Alliance airlines. IAG / Ryanair Agree Aer Lingus Heathrow Slots Deal - ITTN