Aer Lingus yesterday threatened to "proceed to implement an alternative means" of delivering the required €97 million ($144.7 million) in cost savings if it cannot reach an agreement with unions by Nov. 30 (ATWOnline, Nov. 10). It said it accepted an invitation from Ireland's National Implementation Body to mediate negotiations. It said the alternative means could include "further reductions in capacity resulting from an uneconomic cost base, which in turn will lead to additional ...

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