Tag: Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus Operates Freight Flights from Germany to the US
Aer Lingus Operates Freight Flights from Germany to the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus has operated several direct cargo flights from Germany to the US on behalf of IAG Cargo. According to Flying In Ireland, the airline has helped a German car manufacturer with its cargo relocation. Over recent days, Aer Lingus has operated three Airbus A330 flights to Germany. The first was with Airbus A330-300 EI-GAJ […]

British Airways Owner IAG Raises Є 1.2 Billion in Bond Issue
British Airways Owner IAG Raises Є1.2 Billion in Bond Issue

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways and Aer Lingus owner IAG raised Є1.2 billion ($1.43 billion) in a bond issue. The company explained the raised funds would help it get through the rest of the pandemic. Originally, IAG planned to raise Є1 billion, but the demand was higher than expected, enabling it to raise Є1.2 billion. According to IAG, […]

Aer Lingus Will Get €150 Million from Irish State Recovery Fund

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus keeps shaking the airline industry and prompting carriers worldwide to seek support from the outside. The Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus has secured a €150 million recovery loan from the Ireland Strategic Investments Fund ISIF. ISIF was established in 2014 to invest in supporting economic activity and employment in Ireland. Last May, it […]

Aer Lingus Receives First Airbus A321 LR Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus, the flag carrier airline of Ireland and the second-largest airline in the country after Ryanair, took the delivery of its first Airbus A321neo Long Range aircraft from the Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The A321neo LR is powered by LEAP CFM engines and configured in a two class layout with 16 business and 168 […]

Aer Lingus Unveils a Refreshed Brand

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus unveiled a refreshed brand with updated logo and new aircraft livery, reflecting the airline’s position as a modern and contemporary Irish brand that competes on the international stage. The new brand identity supports Aer Lingus’ ambition to be the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic. The new logo retains but restyles the […]

Aer Lingus: Major Plans to Almost Double Transatlantic Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus, the flag carrier airline of Ireland, has revealed its plans to boost its transatlantic fleet from 17 to 30 aircraft in the course of the next 5 years. The airline aims to become the leading value carrier connecting Europe with North America. Currently the Irish airline has a transatlantic seat capacity of 2.8 million per […]

Aer Lingus CEO to Step Down in January 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus chief executive Stephen Kavanagh will step down on January 1, 2019 but will remain on the airline’s board as a non-executive director. He will be succeeded as chief executive and executive director by Sean Doyle who is currently British Airways director of network, fleet and alliances. Sean Doyle, originally from Cork, will take […]

Passenger Numbers Up 13% In First Six Months At Dublin Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 13% to just over 13 million during the first six months of the year, according to daa. The airport welcomed over 1.5 million extra passengers during the first half of 2016. “Passenger volumes are continuing to grow strongly at Dublin Airport and this is due to the addition […]

Ryanair, Aer Lingus Cancel Some Flights Between Ireland and France

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another air traffic controllers strike in France to cause more chaos for travellers. The ATC union has been criticised for the short notice at which the latest action – the 11th in the past 12 weeks and 51st since 2009 – has been called. As well as disrupting flights due to land in and depart […]

Ryanair, Aer Lingus Cancel Flights Over Strike in France

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus and Ryanair have cancelled a number of flights today due to industrial action by French air traffic controllers. Ryanair has cancelled dozens of flights to, from or over France. The airline says it “sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused by these unjustified ATC disruptions which are entirely outside of our control”. Customers can rebook […]