18-Jan-2011 11:31 AM

Aer Arann 'has turned a corner'

Aer Arann CEO Paul Schultz announced the airline "has turned a huge corner" since emerging from examinership (RTE, 17-Jan-2011). Mr Schultz stated the airline is now “working to get back to sustained profitability”. The CEO announced plans to add 50 new staff, launch five-times weekly Shannon-Edinburgh services from 27-Mar-2011 and increase Shannon-Manchester service from four to six-times weekly - see Route Changes Table for more information. Mr Schultz said the airline is examining how the government’s cutting of PSO subsidies will affect operations.