Aer Lingus CEO Dermot Mannion announced that the airline reached an agreement with pilots over issues concerning the opening of EI's Belfast base and that "the threat of disruption of services this week has been lifted." Mannion had threatened to suspend noncompliant pilots beginning today (ATWOnline, Oct. 11). EI said the base will open on time with "staff employed on local terms and conditions" and that the agreement with the Irish Air Line Pilots Assn. "provides a framework for the ...

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