Aer Lingus A330-200. By Rob Finlayson Aer Lingus (EI) executives are concerned the planned sale of the Irish government’s 25% stake will put its profitable business model at risk. EI reported a net income of €71.2 million ($95.6 million) for 2011, up 65.7% from a €43 million net profit in 2010 (ATW Daily News, Feb. 29). The Irish government last week announced plans to sell its 25% shareholding in EI as part of a €3 billion disposal program of state assets per a ...

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