Intervention would be “inappropriate”

The latest on the Aer Lingus Shannon [no] Show comes via the Irish Times breaking news – The Irish Government has said it is “inappropriate” for it to intervene in the decision-making process of Aer Lingus and that to do so would “ultimately be damaging to the company and its customers” – That’s apparently an official statement.. delivered on behalf of the government by.. the Education Minister Mary Hanafin.. [Where’s Willie? – Ed] Adds Official statement here

“As a listed plc, Aer Lingus has to take it own decisions. It is inappropriate for the Government to intervene in the decision making of a private company. To do so would ultimately be damaging to the company and its customers.”

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