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Irish Airlines Reports April Traffic ©

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                                                                The Aer Lingus Group announced that it carried 811,000 passengers in April up 3.2% with a load factor of 72.7% up 2.8%. The airline carried 79,000 long-haul passengers up 8.2% with a load factor of 75.1% up 5.6% and it carried 732,000 short-haul passengers up 0.7% with a load factor of 71.5% up 1.4% as the carrier phased parked winter capacity back into the system from the 26 th of March for the summer scheduled.                                                                                                                 The Aer Lingus Regional operation carried 79,000 passengers in April up 27.4% driven by the launch of the summer schedule and the transfer of routes operated under the Aer Arann Regional brand name. The total Aer Lingus traffic stats as usual exclude traffic carried under the United Airlines Joint Venture Washington Dulles to Madrid route. The Air France-KLM Group is expected to