Aer Lingus A320. By Rob Finlayson Aer Lingus Group (EI) has reported a consolidated net income of €71.2 million ($95.6 million) for 2011, up 65.7% from a €43 million net profit in 2010, marking its second year of profitability (ATW Daily News, March 1, 2011). EI credited the results to moving away from the pure low-fare model and repositioning itself as a “value airline,” focusing on yield instead of load factors, a demand led network strategy and pushing its ...

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