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Lufthansa Expands Dublin Footprint

Lufthansa has announced that they are adding a fifth daily service from Dublin to their main hub airport Frankfurt in Germany. The addition of the extra flight brings the number of flights on the route from 28 to 34 per week and increases the capacity by more than 20%. Welcoming today’s announcement, Dublin Airport Managing […]

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Singapore Airlines Named World’s Best Airline

Singapore Airlines have been named as the “World’s Best Airline” in the 2018 SkyTrax awards. They also took the top spot in the ‘World’s Best First Class’, ‘Best Airline in Asia’ and ‘Best First Class Airline Seat’ categories in the 2018 rankings. This is the fourth time SIA has been named ‘World’s Best Airline’. The […]

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Airlines Earn Nearly $30 Billion in Ancillary Revenue

Over the last few years many airlines have tweaked their business models. While they obviously still want to generate revenue from selling tickets for flights many have turned to ancillary sources of revenue to boost their bottom line. But how much are they earning? According to figures reported by CarTrawler airlines have earned close to $30 […]

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Aer Lingus Summer Sale

Aer Lingus are currently offering up to 25% off flights to Europe. The offer covers bookings made at the moment for travel from August 21st 2018 through October 25th 2018. Fares start from as low as €24.99 one way. Full details over on the Aer Lingus site. Related Posts:IAG Buys 4.6% in NorwegianAer Lingus To […]

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IAG Buys 4.6% in Norwegian

The IAG Group, which owns both Aer Lingus and British Airways, as well as Iberia,.  has acquired 4.6% of Norwegian’s shares. According to a statement issued  by Norwegian via their Twitter account the company was unaware of the upcoming purchase of shares until after it was made, but view it as a positive endorsement of […]

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KLM Open Direct Routes From Dublin

KLM announced earlier today that it would start operating flights out of Dublin airport to its main hub at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport. Up until now KLM flights ex-Dublin were code shares with Aer Lingus. The new flights will run twice daily with departures ex-Dublin at 0555 and 1315 and departures ex-Schipol at 1200 and 2120. […]

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RyanAir Pushing Business Offering

RyanAir have been trying to attract more business users over the last year. They introduced ticket options specifically designed to cater for business travellers who are used to receiving certain “perks” when they fly with other airlines. However with RyanAir those “perks” are a little bit limited: Free 20kg checked bag – you’d get that […]

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Aer Lingus To Launch New Business Class in 2015

Aer Lingus offer a business class service on their transatlantic routes. In common with a lot of other airlines they’re upgrading their offering. The company is emphasising upgraded seating – a 6.5 foot lie-flat (why are they using feet??), upgraded in seat entertainment and they’re also offering a “dine before you fly” for flights out of […]

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Aer Lingus Cabin Crew To Strike May 30th

Aer Lingus’ cabin crew have threatened industrial action for May 30th. It looks like the strike will go ahead and the company is working on mitigating the strike action’s impact on their customers: Dear Customers, Aer Lingus, on 13 May, received notification from IMPACT, the trade union representing the majority of our Cabin Crew, that […]

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