Aer Lingus is "facing the most difficult period in its 73-year history," Chairman Colm Barrington told shareholders at the company's annual general meeting in Dublin Friday, conceding that yields in all its markets continued to decline in April and May. "The trading environment and outlook remain highly uncertain and it is not possible to accurately forecast demand and yield for the remainder of 2009 and beyond," he stated, declining to provide any financial guidance. EI reported in late ...

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