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

                                                      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