Pay packet of Aer Lingus boss moves higher

Friday 08 March 2013 16.46
Pay packet of Aer Lingus boss Christoph Mueller revealed in company's annual report
Pay packet of Aer Lingus boss Christoph Mueller revealed in company's annual report

Aer Lingus' annual report shows that its chief executive Christoph Mueller was paid €1.29m in 2012, up from the figure of €1.24m in 2011.

The annual report was published today.

It also shows that Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington's pay was unchanged at €126,000 last year.

Last month, Aer Lingus said that its full year revenues for 2012 increased by 8.2% to €1.393 billion from €1.288 billion. Operating profits before exceptional items jumped 40.7% to €69.1m from €49.1m.

The airline said it carried a total of 10.8 million passengers during the year - the highest number flown in a single year by the group.