Ireland’s national carrier, Aer Lingus, has taken delivery of its first of eight A321LR aircraft, becoming the first airline in International Airlines Group to operate the type.
AerSpace guests flying from select UK destinations to Ireland will be guaranteed an aisle or window seat on the first row of the aircraft, with the middle seat left unoccupied. The service is expected to take off in September.
Use of the Aer Lingus mobile app has taken off by 50 per cent in the last year alone as the airline’s guests take advantage of its convenient and secure payments in euro, sterling and US dollars.
During the ceremony in hanger six at Dublin Airport, chief executive Sean Doyle revealed an Airbus A330-300 - nicknamed St Munchin - in the new colours before an industry audience.
International Airlines Group has announced that Aer Lingus chief executive, Stephen Kavanagh, will step down on January 1st, but will remain on the airline’s board as a non-executive director.
Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus, has been revealed as an Airline Partner of the X Factor 2018 in a deal which will see the airline appear on the prime-time ITV talent show.
The new services to Montréal and Minneapolis-St. Paul will add a quarter of million additional seats annually to Aer Lingus’ transatlantic network, which already offers 2.8 million seats annually between Ireland and North America
Aer Lingus and CityJet have announced details of an agreement which builds on CityJet’s long-established presence at London City Airport and further expands Aer Lingus’ London schedule offering.
Aer Lingus has launched ‘Aer Lingus Future Pilot Programme’ – a fully-sponsored, fully mentored training platform, run by the airline, for aspiring pilots.
Aer Lingus’ inaugural service direct to Philadelphia took flight earlier from Dublin Airport. Flight EI115 was operated by a Boeing 757 aircraft carrying the registration EI-LBS and named Saint Columbanus.