Aer Lingus adds six new routes for winter

Aer Lingus has announced its schedule for Winter 2012 including the addition of six new routes and increased frequencies.

The new winter routes include current services from Dublin to Verona and Stockholm and Cork to Brussels, which are set to continue right throughout the winter, thanks to their continued popularity. Other new destinations include Copenhagen, Bordeaux and Venice.

Frequencies will be increased on a further eight routes such as Berlin, Vienna and Amsterdam. There will also be extra flights to Lanzarote and Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

The frequencies (in parentheses) on the new services from Dublin are: Copenhagen (7); Bordeaux (2); Venice (3); Verona (3) and Stockholm (4), while the Brussels service from Cork has 4 flights a week.

Destinations with increased frequencies from Dublin (additional flights per week in parentheses) will be Berlin (2); Brussels (2); Dusseldorf (1); Hamburg (1); Lanzarote (1); Tenerife (1); and Vienna (1). From Cork, the Amsterdam service will get one extra rountrip per week.

Aer Lingus director of communications, Declan Kearney, commented, “This announcement supports Aer Lingus’s strategy to provide greater access and choice for Irish customers with over 1,100 flights a week to and from Ireland. In addition, our continued focus is to support the growth of inbound business and tourism links.”

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