Aer Lingus to Launch Washington-Dublin Flights

Carrier to Increase Frequency on Transatlantic Routes

By Jesse Sokolow on 5 November 2014
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An Are Lingus plane at JFK

An Are Lingus plane at JFK

Aer Lingus announced it will begin new service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Dublin, Ireland, on May 1 of next year.  The service will operate four times a week.

Flights will depart from Washington at 5:20 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and will arrive in Dublin at 5:30 a.m. the next day.  Flights from Dublin will depart at 12:45 p.m., and will arrive in Washington at 3:35 p.m. the same day.

In addition to the new Washington-Dublin flights, the airline said that it will increase service on its routes between Dublin and San Francisco, Orlando, and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport next summer.

On its San Francisco-Dublin route, the carrier will expand its service from five flights a week to daily flights, with additional flights operating on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Beginning May 1, 2015, Aer Lingus will also add a weekly flight between Dublin and Orlando, for a total of four flights a week between the two cities.

In addition, the carrier will operate a third daily flight on its Dublin-JFK route between June and August of next year.

The airline also recently announced details of its new business class offering, which it will launch in March of next year on flights between Dublin and San Francisco, New York, Boston, Chicago, and Orlando.  The new service will include lie-flat seats, which will expand to a 78” bed.

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