Topic: Aer Lingus Group plc
Europeans may be tightening their belts, but they're still flying Ryanair, whose profits were up in the first half of 2012. And the airline is eying expansion in Eastern Europe, Africa, and even the US.
Aer Lingus, the Irish jetliner may be bought out by Ryanair. Europe's leading budget airline has offered $880.7 million for Aer Lingus and called on the cash-strapped Irish government to sell its key stake in the airliner.
Authorities have already grounded more than 250 flights as a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano covers British air space. They appear better prepared to limit the fallout after last year's Iceland volcano disruption.
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Ryanair has announced it is canceling most of its flights until Monday due to the uncertain path of the Iceland volcano ash cloud.
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