Aer Lingus has announced a bumper re-start to a number of Transatlantic and European routes from Ireland this winter. Irish customers ready to travel US bound once the travel ban is lifted in November, can once again fly direct from Dublin to Newark and Orlando from November. Direct flights from Dublin will also resume to Geneva and Prague from October 15 and Frankfurt and Zurich from November 8.
Dublin to Newark will operate 4 times per week, increasing to daily from December 1, with fares starting from €149 each way. Dublin to Orlando will operate 3 times per week from November 27, with fares starting from €169 each way.
Dublin to Geneva route will operate 3 days per week in October, increasing to 4 per week in December and then to 9 flights per week from Christmas. Fares start from €55.99 each way, including taxes and charges. Dublin to Prague will operate 3 days per week, with fares starting from €49.99 each way. From November 8, Dublin to Frankfurt will operate 10 flights per week, with fares from €29.99 and Dublin Zurich will operate 6 flights per week, fares start from €55.99 each way.
In time for the winter holiday season, Irish customers can enjoy the Christmas lights and shopping in New York, or some late winter sun with the family in Orlando, the Christmas markets of Prague, Frankfurt and Zurich, and fly to Geneva connecting Irish skiers on to some of the best slopes Europe has to offer.
Susanne Carberry, Chief Customer Officer at Aer Lingus, said:
“We are delighted to announce a significant restart to a number of our favourite routes in North America and Europe, and reconnecting friends, families and businesses once again. We are also excited to be able to connect Irish customers with European cities of Prague, Geneva, Zurich, Frankfurt, destinations which are particularly popular in Winter for their Christmas markets, and the upcoming Ski season, and our customers from Knock into London Gatwick for Christmas.
Safety remains our priority at Aer Lingus and we continue to implement measures such as mask requirements and additional cleaning, as has been in practice across the airline for the past year. We are also committed to making the flight experience as comfortable as possible and customers can enjoy our in-flight food, drink and entertainment services on board.”
Before travelling, Aer Lingus customers are advised to use the airline’s new online travel support tool to search by destination and retrieve up-to-date tailored travel information based on their specific circumstances including vaccination status, return travel and flight connection requirements. Should plans change, customers can also avail of the ‘Book with Confidence’ flexible booking proposition until December 31, 2021.