An Aer Lingus Airbus aircraft takes off from Dublin Airport ...
May 5th, 2011
(AFP/File) - An Aer Lingus Airbus aircraft takes off from Dublin Airport in Ireland, in March last year. Irish airline Aer Lingus announced on Thursday a big increase in first-quarter losses after a tough start to the year, forcing it to predict a "significantly lower" full-year profit.(AFP/File/Peter Muhly) -
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