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Aer Lingus Looks Forward to Summer 2012 With New Routes and Increased Frequencies

DUBLIN, December 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Aer Lingus has announced the addition of new routes and increased frequencies to its summer 2012 schedule.

The airline will introduce flights to Verona and Stockholm to the already extensive summer schedule on offer which has holiday options for everyone, whatever the individual's budget or taste.

Along with these fresh new sun and city break destinations, Aer Lingus is also set to increase frequency on thirteen of its other routes, including Faro, Perpignon and Zurich.

Travellers can visit Verona, the home of Romeo and Juliet, and enjoy its world famous summer opera festival. For those who wish to take in a few days by the water, Verona provides the perfect gateway to the scenic Lake Garda, less than an hour away. Aer Lingus will be flying to the Italian city twice weekly.

Aer Lingus will also offer new flights to Stockholm four times weekly. Describing the stylish Swedish capital as 'cosy yet cosmopolitan and effortlessly picturesque', 'Lonely Planet' listed the Swedish capital in its top ten cities to visit in 2012. The city boasts world-class museums and art galleries, most of which are accessible by foot for an easy, relaxing holiday.

Director of Communications at Aer Lingus, Declan Kearney said: "In keeping with our commitment to providing customers with excellent choice and great value, we have increased our flying schedule on thirteen routes and are introducing Stockholm and Verona as new routes, with more announcements to follow later this month. We look forward to welcoming our customers on board in summer 2012."

Aer Lingus continues to offer great value and excellent service including advance seat selection; caring and friendly staff to welcome travellers and airports situated in central, convenient locations to make holidays as seamless as possible.

Notes to Editors:

Aer Lingus will introduce increased frequencies on the following routes:

From Dublin: London Gatwick, Faro, Lyon, Perpignon, Prague, Budapest, Zurich, Bologna, Milan, Malpensa, Helsinki, Stuttgart

From Cork: Amsterdam, Faro

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.

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 where customers can find a number of UK flight offers and flight deals from Ireland, as well as take advantage of the Aer Lingus check in app and purchase travel vouchers.

Aer Lingus 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.

PR Contact:
Declan Kearney
Aer Lingus Corporate Communications
Aer Lingus Head Office
Dublin Airport
Co. Dublin
Ireland
PA 06-39
+353-86-6172702
http://www.aerlingus.com

SOURCE Aer Lingus




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