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Aer Arann launches new route from Dublin to Birmingham as part of growth plan

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                                                      Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, today expanded services to Birmingham with the launch of its first flight from Dublin to Birmingham, the inaugural service EIN3264/5 was operated by EI-FAS ATR72-600 c/n 1083. The airline will now operate three daily return flights to Birmingham from Dublin Airport and aims to fly up to 65,000 extra passengers on the route this year. Birmingham is a key destination on the Aer Lingus Regional network with a 30% increase in passenger numbers to Birmingham last year – over 100,000 passengers flew to Birmingham on Aer Lingus Regional routes from Cork, Shannon and Ireland West Airport Knock in 2012. Aer Arann, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, recently announced a package of measures to grow the airline as part of its ‘new beginning’ strategy. These measures included the expansion of services to Birmingham through a new route from Dublin Airport. The airline aims to grow passenger