Aer Lingus Announces One Million Seat Sale
DUBLIN, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Aer Lingus has announced a massive seat sale across its entire network.
The one million seat sale will see one million great value seats
to the UK, Continental Europe and the USA, which went on sale at
the start of July 2011.
The sale will see one way fares starting from €19.99 on UK routes, €29.99 on European routes and from €219 each way to the USA, inclusive of taxes and charges.
Aer Lingus director of communications, Declan Kearney said: "It's our 75th anniversary year and we're delighted to be giving something back to our loyal customers. We've got one million, excellent value seats across the entire Aer Lingus network. Customers can choose from 73 fantastic destinations in 23 countries."
The 1 million seat sale to USA offers flights from Dublin and Shannon to destinations such as New York, Boston, Chicago and Orlando for travel between 12 September 2011 and 24 March 2012. Customers also have the option of connecting flights with jetBlue Airways or United Airlines, which enables customers to fly to a wider number of destinations including Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Winnipeg in Canada.
The 1 million seat sale to Europe offers flights from Dublin, Shannon and Cork to top European destinations such as Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid, Venice, Rome, Prague and Naples for travel between 12 September 2011 and 24 March 2012.
The 1 million seat sale also includes flights to the UK from Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Knock to destinations such as London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester and Cardiff for travel between 12 September 2011 and 24 March 2012.
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. On October 2nd 2006, Aer Lingus entered a new phase in its history with the airline's floatation on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges, becoming a publicly quoted company and realising €400 million in equity for the airline's future growth.
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 2007, approximately 75% of total passenger revenue was generated through aerlingus.com.
For further information:
Aer Lingus Corporate Communications
Aer Lingus Head Office
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