2-Mar-2011 12:36 PM

Aer Lingus still open to partnership opportunities

Aer Lingus stated (28-Feb-2011) it is still open to further joint venture and partnership opportunities. The airline is currently reviewing its options and searching for a partner that “will link Ireland with the world”. Aer Lingus believes its product quality and low cost base makes it an attractive partner. No decision has yet been made on alliance membership, but the airline said any alliance selection would be weighted against currently bilateral relationships. The airline stated its franchise agreement with Aer Arann has proved a “cost effect network extension”, with Aer Lingus receiving franchise fees without incurring operating costs.

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