AERL: GOODBODY STOCKBROKERS: Form 8.1(b)(i)

  AERL: GOODBODY STOCKBROKERS: Form 8.1(b)(i)

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

                                FORM 8.1(b)(i)

                             IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL

    DISCLOSURE UNDER RULE 8.1(b)(i) OF THE IRISH TAKEOVER PANEL ACT, 1997,
                      TAKEOVER RULES, 2007 (AS AMENDED)

   DEALINGS BY OFFERORS, OFFEREES OR THEIR ASSOCIATES FOR THEMSELVES OR FOR
                            DISCRETIONARY CLIENTS

1. KEY INFORMATION

Name of person dealing (Note 1)                        Goodbody Stockbrokers
Company dealt in                                        Aer Lingus
Class of relevant security to which the dealings        Ord EUR0.05
being disclosed relate (Note 2)
Date of dealing                                         25 February, 2013

2. INTERESTS AND SHORT POSITIONS

(a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant
security dealt in (Note 3)

                                           Long               Short
                                            Number   (%)       Number  (%)
(1) Relevant securities                      590,594   0.1106%           
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                                   
(3) Options and agreements to                                          
purchase/sell
Total                                        590,594   0.1106%           

(b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other
than the class dealt in (Note 3)

Class of relevant security:                  Long          Short
                                             Number  (%)   Number  (%)
(1) Relevant securities                                            
(2) Derivatives (other than options)                               
(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell                        
Total                                                              

3. DEALINGS (Note 4)

(a) Purchases and sales

Sale  420  €1.265

(b) Derivatives transactions (other than options transactions)

Product name,                              Number of relevant
               Nature of transaction     securities          Price per
e.g. CFD        (Note 6)                                        unit (Note 5)
                                           (Note 7)

(c) Options transactions in respect of existing relevant securities

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Product   Writing,      Number of               Type,                Option money
name,     selling,      securities   Exercise   e.g.        Expiry
         purchasing,  to which              American,          paid/received
e.g.      varying       the option   price      European    date     per unit
call      etc.          relates                 etc.                 (Note 5)
option                  (Note 7)

(ii) Exercising

Product name, e.g. call  Number of securities  Exercise price per unit
option                                           (Note 5)

(d) Other dealings (including transactions in respect of new securities) (Note
4)

Nature of transaction (Note 8)  Details  Price per unit (if applicable) ^
                                           (Note 5)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person
disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant
securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting
rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which
any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be
stated.
None

Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9)  Not necessary

Date of disclosure                                    26 February, 2013
Contact name                                           Seán Clarke
Telephone number                                       01 6410464
Name of offeree/offeror with which associated          Aer Lingus
Specify category and nature of associate status        Advisor to the offeree
(Note 10)

The Notes on Form 8.1(a) & (b)(i) can be viewed on the Panel’s website at
www.irishtakeoverpanel.ie

Contact:

GOODBODY STOCKBROKERS