Saturday 17 March 2018

General election of spring 2016 is foolishly dictating future of airline

Labour is always duty-bound to be seen as
Labour is always duty-bound to be seen as "pro-Aer Lingus" and "pro all our airports". It's a trade union thing.
John Downing

John Downing

WHAT ever you're expecting over the coming 12 months - do not expect bold political decision making.

This time next year you could well be looking at election posters on the streets. For now we are in that period in the political cycle when the atmosphere is a curious mix of the febrile and the immobile. Soon the political machine will have two speed settings: apathy and panic.

Every decision will be weighed and re-weighed, and many on the Government team will agree that the best decision of all is no decision - until after the general election at least.

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