Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh has stated that the company did not break any 10-year contract to fly out of Belfast International Airport in a hearing at the High Court in Belfast. The airport is suing Aer Lingus for £20 million in damages over the switch to George Best Belfast City Airport in 2012. Kavanagh said that the airline had honoured a pricing arrangement to pay for having a base at Aldergrove and only left when the operation became unsustainable. The move to Belfast City was because Aer Lingus could not make its arrangement at BIA work, the court

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