Aer Lingus extends Lanzarote service

first_imgNewsAer Lingus extends Lanzarote serviceBy John Keogh – August 22, 2013 1013 Print Twitter Linkedin Facebook AER Lingus is to expand its winter Lanzarote service from Shannon with a weekly flight running from October 26 to March 29.The latest expansion follows a significant rise in Shannon’s passenger numbers during the summer season.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Shannon Airport described the move as “a very welcome step in strengthening winter sun destinations from Shannon”.The new Aer Lingus service will provide an additional 8,000 seats over the winter season and is set to significantly enhance capacity to what is one of the most popular winter sun destinations for Irish holidaymakers.Shannon Airport chief executive Neil Pakey said that having winter season services to Lanzarote is a positive development for passengers.“We are delighted with this latest Aer Lingus commitment on its services at Shannon, especially as it comes so soon after the recent announcement of increased frequency to Boston and New York next year.“We have just had a great summer and a lot of people will be yearning for the sun again once we hit into the darker months of the year. There is no better place to find it than in Lanzarote.”Last month Aer Lingus announced that its existing Boston and JFK New York flights will operate daily next year resulting in an increase of 50,000 passengers for Shannon’s transatlantic capacity. Email TAGSAer LingusMusic LimerickShannon airport One of the world’s most unusual aircraft arrives at Shannon Airport RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp Aer Lingus announcement for Shannon base – Limerick Chamber statement Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity Shannon Group statement on the Aer Lingus decision to close its Shannon Airport base Advertisement Shannon Airport “has been abandoned” Previous articleNew season & New Kit for Munster RugbyNext articleWeekend Sporting tips with Paddy Power John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Sad day for Limerick and Mid-West following Aer Lingus announcement – Mayor Michael Collins last_img

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