International Airlines Group (IAG) has cleared one of the last major hurdles ahead of its planned takeover of Aer Lingus, after Ryanair said it will accept the group’s offer to sell its stake in Ireland’s flag carrier. The Ryanair board unanimously voted in favor of selling the 29.8% it holds in Aer Lingus. “We believe the IAG offer for Aer Lingus is a reasonable one in the current market and we plan to accept it,” Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said. “The ...

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