DUBLIN, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Aer Lingus has announced its schedule for winter 2012 along with the addition of six new routes and increased frequencies.
Dublin to Verona and Stockholm and Cork to Brussels are set to continue right throughout the winter, owing to their continued popularity. Other exciting destinations on offer include Copenhagen, Bordeaux and Venice.
Frequencies will be increased on a further eight popular routes such as Berlin, Vienna and Amsterdam. There will also be extra flights to Lanzarote and Tenerife which will be music to the ears of those seeking out a winter sunshine holiday in the Canary Islands.
Aer Lingus is not only focused on flying customers to and from Ireland but also on improving connectivity for those who wish to travel onwards. Customers connecting between Europe and New York and Boston this winter have even more choice than before with Berlin, Stockholm, Venice and Faro accessible via Dublin Airport.
Aer Lingus Director of Communications, Declan Kearney said: "This announcement supports Aer Lingus' strategy to provide greater access and choice for Irish customers with over 1,100 flights a week to and from Ireland. In addition, our continued focus is to support the growth of inbound business and tourism links. We look forward to welcoming customers on board our new services and to continue in our mission of connecting Ireland with the world, by offering the most flight and the best product in the Irish market."
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 centered 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 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 flights to the USA and Europe. Aer Lingus provides mail transportation services between Ireland and the United Kingdom.
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