Showing posts from March 19, 2013

Aer Lingus Regional increases Dublin-Cardiff route frequency

                                                      Aer Lingus Regional operated by Aer Arann is to increase frequency on the Dublin to Cardiff route from 1st July from 14 to 17 services per week with the addition of extra flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays due to strong customer demand on the route.  In 2012 over 60,000 passengers used the route. To facilitate business traffic on the route from the 1st July the first flight will depart Dublin Airport at 0650, the route also facilitates onward connections to the United States via Dublin to Boston, Chicago, New York JFK and Orlando connecting passengers to benefit from the US Customs and Immigration clearance facilities arriving as domestic passengers. Aer Arann Chief Commercial Officer Simon Fagan said "We are delighted to increase the frequency of our popular Cardiff - Dublin service offering our customers even better regional and transatlantic connectivity and greater value this summer. Aer Lingus Regional is co

Ryanair unveils $15.6 billion order for 175 Boeing 737-800s

                                                                                                          Ryanair today announced it signed an agreement with the Boeing Company to purchase 175 Boeing 737-800s valued at $15.6 Billion at current list prices growing its fleet to 400 Boeing 737-800s serving 100 million passengers per annum by the end of the delivery stream in 2018. The agreement was signed by Boeing CEO Commercial Airplanes President CEO Ray Conner and Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary in New York,and is subject to Ryanair shareholder approval, becoming Boeing largest deal to date this year and the largest order ever placed in the history of Ryanair. Boeing said in an statement when the agreement is finalized it will be be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website as a firm order. The new order will create 3,000 new jobs in Ryanair for cabin crew, flight crew and engineering as Ryanair expands across Europe adding more bases. The aircraft will be delivered