Shannon Airport’s senior manager aviation business development Declan Power and airport director Mary Considine were joined by Aer Lingus base manager Alan Long and Aer Arann director of corporate affairs Andrew Kelly in celebrating the new route to Edinburgh with a Scottish piper aircraft cake. Power was then joined by aviation marketing officer Isabel Harrison before Kelly and Long cut the ribbon for Aer Lingus Regional’s flight from Shannon to Edinburgh.
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As Aer Lingus’ retro livery A320 arrived in Stuttgart, the crew headed by Captain Daragh Gunning were welcomed by Götz Heberlein, Aer Lingus’ Sales Manager Germany; Jörg Im Wolde, Stuttgart Airport’s Head of Marketing; and Wolfgang Häfele, Irish Honorary Consul in Stuttgart. The 1960s livery aircraft was just delivered because of the airline’s 75th birthday.
Aer Arann’s CEO Paul Schutz was presented with a Bristol Blue Glass shamrock by Bristol Airport’s CEO Robert Sinclair to celebrate the launch of the new Aer Lingus Regional service between Bristol and Dublin.
- Aer Lingus launched seven new routes on 27 March, four with the mainline fleet of 174-seat A320s and three operated as Aer Lingus Regional with Aer Arann’s 50-seat ATR42s. Dublin (DUB) got three and Shannon (SNN) two new routes, all to city destinations, while Belfast International (BFS) and Cork (ORK) each got a Spanish sunshine route. See the downloadable spreadsheet for full route details.
» View all 160 new airline routes launched this week all across the world.