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Aer Lingus Announces Official Airline Sponsorship of the Ulster Rugby Club for the Next Years

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                                                    Ulster Rugby's flying start to the season has been given a turbo charged boost with the signing of a major new sponsorship deal with Aer Lingus. Details of the two-year support package were unveiled at a signing ceremony held at Ravenhill. As part of the new relationship, Aer Lingus will provide Ulster Rugby with air travel as well as supporting the development of travel and accommodation packages for Ulster supporters to away matches. Declan Kearney, Aer Lingus Director of Communications said the link-up with Ulster Rugby represented a significant sporting first for the company: "As the official airline of Ulster Rugby we are absolutely delighted to have the responsibility of providing transport from George Best Belfast City Airport and Dublin Airport for the playing squad, the support team and fans, throughout our extensive UK and European network. "The broadening of our sponsorship horizons through this ex

Qantas Airways: The Dublin Connection ©

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Image: Qantas                                                      On 7th September Qantas Airways submitted to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCA) public discloure documents on the proposed co-ordination agreement between Emirates Airlines and Qantas Airways, with the aim of creating a global air service operation that better connects Australia, New Zealand to Asia, Africa, the Middle East , the United Kingdom and Europe. The submissions documents totalled about 220 pages in all included a lot of information on the other competing carriers. Qantas Airways passengers as a result of the proposed conduct will be able to travel to most EU Destinations with an average travel time of 24 hours, including a 3 hour connection at Emirates Airlines Dubai Hub, thus significant reducing travel time. Dublin is noted as one of a long-list of points which will get one-stop service to/from major Australian cities from the proposed agreement.  The existing Etihad Airw