Monthly Archives: November 2012

Delta to add to Shannon’s US Long Haul

Shannon has been getting some good news of late, first with US Airways announcing a new route and now Delta saying they will add to that with a seasonal service to New Yorks JFK. The flight will operate daily throughout the peak summer season … Continue reading

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Increase in flights in Irish Airspace

TheJournal.ie reports on an increase in flights through Irish Airspace over the last year: TOTAL FLIGHTS IN Irish airspace increased by 0.50 per cent last month when compared to October 2011, according to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). There was … Continue reading

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Ryanair’s Bid for Aer Lingus rejected

In slightly better news for Aer Lingus from the European Commision, Ryanair bid for its rival has been rejected. GhettoIFE covers the story here and is as “surprised” as the rest of us! He says: Currently, a total of 40 … Continue reading

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Redeem Gold Circle Points at Brown Thomas

Aer Lingus Gold Circle Points are not that valuable in and of themselves. There redemption level for flights is quite high and you still have to pay taxes and charges. Having said that they are useful if you need to … Continue reading

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Aer Lingus looses Edinburgh to Virgin

The European Commission has ruled that Virgin Atlantic should take over the ex-BMI slots for which Aer Lingus had been bidding. “Aer Lingus has been informed that it has been ranked second in its application for slots to be released by IAG … Continue reading

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New US service to Shannon

In addition to recent announcements about new Dublin routes from USA, a new route will be started between Shannon and Philadelphia next summer. Operated by US Airways it is a resumption of a route that operated 4 years ago. The service, which will commence on … Continue reading

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Aer Arann pull out of Waterford

Aer Arann, which exclusively operates under the Aer Lingus Regional franchise brand, has announced the closure of all flight operations from Waterford Airport in the south of the Republic of Ireland.  The airline says its flights to London Luton, London … Continue reading

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