Aer Lingus was first registered as an airline on this day in 1936

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Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland
Common clues:
___ Lingus (Irish airline); Ireland's ___ Lingus; ___ Arann (Irish carrier)
Crossword puzzle frequency: 6 times a year
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Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland. Based in Dublin, it operates 35 Airbus Aircraft serving Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa (from Winter 2007). The airline is 28% owned by the Irish government; it was floated on the Dublin and London Stock Exchanges on 2 October 2006, following prior government approval (the government previously owned 85% of the airline). Aer Lingus is a former member of the Oneworld airline alliance, which it left on 1 April 2007. The company employs 4,000 people and has revenue of 1,115.8 million euros as of 2006. Its slogan is Aer Lingus, reaching for new heights. Aer Lingus transferred 8.6 million passengers in 2006.

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