Aer Lingus Announces 10 new Routes for Winter 2011/2012By Aer Lingus, PRNE
Monday, July 4, 2011
DUBLIN, July 5, 2011 -
Aer Lingus has announced 10 new routes as part of its winter
schedule for 2011/2012 including an exciting route from Cork to Las
Palmas, Gran Canaria.
The new service will operate once weekly, commencing on Sunday
30th October 2011. This route expands on the extensive choice
already on offer to Aer Lingus customers travelling to the Canary
Islands, with scheduled services also available from Ireland to
Lanzarote, Tenerife and Fuerteventura.
This winter, Aer Lingus will introduce three weekly flights from
Cork to Barcelona and a twice weekly service from Cork to Rome.
The Aer Lingus network will be extended to include twice weekly
services from Belfast to both Rome and Alicante.
The extensive route network from Dublin will now include four
weekly flights to Milan Malpensa throughout the winter schedule -
good news for ski and snowboarding enthusiasts seeking out the snow
Aer Lingus Regional will continue to provide a wide range of
services to the UK, with services from Dublin to Aberdeen and
Bristol being extended into the winter months. Flights from Shannon
to the increasingly popular city-break destination of Edinburgh
will also be extended to operate throughout the winter.
Aer Lingus director of communications, Declan Kearney said:
“There is something for everyone in our winter schedule, whether
you prefer winter sun in the Canary Islands or skiing in the
Italian Alps, Aer Lingus has the holiday destination for you,
combining great value fares with excellent in-flight service.”
About Aer Lingus:
Aer Lingus was founded by the Irish Government in April 1936 to
provide air services to/from Ireland. The first flight, from Dublin
to Bristol, took place on May 27th 1936.
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Aer Lingus’ low-cost, low fares model is centred on maintaining
low unit cost, offering one way fares, maintaining effective fleet
utilisation and developing the Aer Lingus brand. Consistent with
this low-cost model, Aer Lingus’ primary distribution channel is
its website aerlingus.com. In 2010, approximately 81% of total
passenger revenue was generated through aerlingus.com.
Aer Lingus also provides a cargo transportation service on some
of its scheduled passenger routes, including services to the United
States and Europe. Aer Lingus provides mail transportation services
between Ireland and the United Kingdom.
For further information:
Aer Lingus Corporate Communications
Aer Lingus Head Office
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