International Airline Group (IAG) has extended the deadline for Aer Lingus shareholders to accept its recommended cash offer to July 30, even as it passes the halfway mark in the number of shares pledged to it. IAG, parent company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling, had set a deadline of 5 p.m. local Thursday for Aer Lingus shareholders to accept its offer. An IAG spokeswoman told ATW Friday that this had always been described as an initial closing date and IAG had the option of ...

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