Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Aer Lingus Christmas Video 2012!

                                                   
Aer Lingus today released the annual Christmas Greetings to its customers with staff from across the airline who deliver to customers 'Great Care, Great Fare' every day from Cargo, Catering, Finance, Integrated Operations IOC, In-flight Services, Maintenance & Engineering, North America, Passenger Services and Ramp Services enjoy!


                                       

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Ryanair announces Zadar as 54th European Base ©


                                                     
Ryanair announced Zadar (Croatia) as its 54th European Base and first Croatian base commencing on 31st March 2013 with a Single Boeing 737-800 launching seven new routes to Dublin, East Midlands, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Liverpool, Paris and Wroclaw (16 in total) operating 68 weekly flights up 60% delivering 300,000 passengers up 60%.

Ryanair Deputy CEO Michael Cawley said "Ryanair is delighted to announce Zadar as our 54th base (and our first in Croatia) and to unveil 7 new routes (16 in total) to/from Dublin, East Midlands, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Liverpool, Paris and Wroclaw, beginning in April, as part of our summer 2013 schedule".

Zadar is a city in Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It is the centre of Zadar County and the wider northern Dalmatian region. Zadar is a historical center of Dalmatia as well as the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zadar.

Ryanair has served the Dublin to Zadar roue on a seasonal basis since March 2008 and the route resumes on 2nd April 2013.

                                     

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Air Canada launches new leisure carrier Rouge ©

Image: Air Canada 

Air Canada today unveiled its new leisure airline Rouge, marking a milestone in the transformation of Canada's flag carrier to compete in the growing leisure travel sector commencing operations in July 2013 serving destinations in the Caribbean and Europe in association with Air Canada Vacations, using an initial fleet of two Airbus A319s and two Boeing 767-300ER's.

Air Canada rouge flights to all destinations to be served in the carrier's inaugural 2013 summer schedule will depart Air Canada's main hub at Toronto's Pearson International Airport offering customers seamless connections with Air Canada, Air Canada Express and its Star Alliance partner flights.

Air Canada rouge will introduce new routes not currently operated by Air Canada to Venice, Italy and Edinburgh, Scotland.  In addition, Air Canada seasonal services from Toronto and Montreal to Athens, Greece will be flown by the leisure carrier.  Similarly, existing Air Canada flights operated in cooperation with Air Canada Vacations to Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Costa Rica will be operated by Air Canada rouge effective July 2013.

Air Canada Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Ben Smith said "With the introduction today of Air Canada rouge, Air Canada enters today's growing leisure travel market on a truly competitive basis. In partnership with Air Canada Vacations, part of our new leisure group, Air Canada rouge will leverage the strengths of Air Canada's extensive network, operational expertise and frequent flyer reward program in order to offer Canadians great value for their vacation travel."

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Ryanair launches new Dublin-Lublin route ©

                                                     

Ryanair this morning commenced its new Dublin Airport to Lublin route operating twice weekly on Tuesday and Saturdays, becoming the second Polish route to be added from Dublin this year following the launch of Warsaw Modlin last July,  to cope with Christmas demand a extra Wednesday rotation has been added on 19th December and 2nd January.

Lublin is Ryanair's 11th destination in Poland served from Dublin. It currently operates services to Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Krakow, Katowice, Lodz, Poznan, Szczecin, Rzeszow, Warsaw Modlin and Wroclaw.

The flight is operated by a Dublin based aircraft.

RYR9505 Departs Dublin Airport 0705 arrives Lublin 1120.
RYR9506 Departs Lublin 1145 arrives Dublin Airport 1405.

Lublin is the ninth largest city in Poland, and the second largest city of Lesser Poland. It is the capital of Lublin Voivodeship with a population of 349,103. Lublin is the largest Polish city east of the Vistula River.

                                   

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