Campaigners Seek Reversal Of Aer Lingus Move

Campaigners will persist in their attempt to reverse Aer Lingus' decision to end flights between Shannon and Heathrow airports.

The Atlantic Connectivity Alliance (ACA), the action group formed in response to the airline's decision, declared its disappointment after a Dail motion calling for Government intervention was dismissed last night.

The government is still refusing to overturn the company's decision to remove four Heathrow slots from Shannon airport.

It was reported today that an opinion poll revealed a large majority of the public in Dublin and in the west of the country support the ACA, believing the move will have a negative impact on the country as a whole.


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