|EI-GCF Airbus A330-302|
The aircraft was delivered Toulouse to Dublin on 20 November 2017 as EIN2535 and performed a brief Dublin circuit test flight on 15 February 2018. The aircraft is configured in 30 business class and 287 economy seats.
This summer Aer Lingus will offer a total capacity of 2.75 million seats in its largest ever North Atlantic programme adding an additional 177,000 seats.
On 25 March it will launch a new route from Dublin-Philadelphia route and from Dublin to Seattle on 18 May operating a total of 15 North American routes.
Aer Lingus will be deploying Airbus A330-300 capacity on Philadelphia route four times weekly. This summer Aer Lingus 12 strong Airbus A330 fleet consistents of 4 A330-200s and 8 A330-300s bringing North Atlantic strength up to 16 aircraft (12 A330s and 4 B757-200s).
EI-GCF image courtesy @elevationair
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