EI NOK-LHR

Aer Lingus is Europe’s twenty-third largest airline by available seats in the first half of 2024 (January-June), based on Cirium schedules data. Its network is from the Republic of Ireland, Belfast BHD in Northern Ireland, and, through its Aer Lingus UK AOC, from Manchester. Planespotters.net shows that Aer Lingus itself has 54 A320s/A321s/A330s, its Regional […]

February 5, 2024 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport is making headlines with its innovative and sustainable strides in the aviation industry. In the spirit of passenger-focused excellence, the airport has embarked on a transformative journey, creating an experience that is enjoyable and eco-conscious. Dublin Airport has taken a bold step forward with the launch of “Dublin Town To Go,” a checkout-free […]

November 8, 2023 | Air Service Community News

Ryanair at Dublin

On 21 September Ryanair published a press release on its website with the headline “Dublin Airport loses 17 routes and 19 enviro friendly aircraft due to DAA 45% increase in costs”. This sounds like a massive reduction in capacity at the Irish airport this winter. However, using Cirium data Air Service One has taken a […]

Aer Lingus Cleveland

Ireland is the seventh-largest European market to North America by non-stop capacity this July-September. According to Cirium schedules data, there are 789,000 one-way seats available, 6.7% more than last year but 4.3% lower than in 2019. Despite the continued recovery, it is the third highest Q3 capacity to date. As Cork lost North America service […]

US - Europe Routes

Some 43 US airports have non-stop Europe flights this summer, according to Cirium schedules information data. When each airport’s network is examined, they have a median of four Europe routes. With 37, it is perhaps surprising that New York JFK does not have the most – Newark does (39), as shown in the following figure. […]

TLV - DUB

El Al added a second new destination in Europe to its network this month by launching flights between Tel Aviv and Dublin on Thursday 16 March. The 4,040-kilometre 3-weekly service operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays with the 737-800 aircraft. There is no other airline flying between the two cities. Flight LY303 departs Tel Aviv at 16:15 local […]

March 22, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Ryanair 130 Dublin routes

Ryanair will fly to 232 airports this summer, of which Dublin is the second most served (after London STN). According to Cirium schedules information data, it has almost six million one-way seats from the Irish capital, a considerable 20% increase versus S19 and 9% year-on-year. This expansion means that the ULCC has over half (53%) […]

Cork-Bristol

The importance of the UK to Ireland market cannot be overstated. In 2022, over 28,000 people flew between the two countries each day, according to UK Civil Aviation Authority data. While this includes those who transferred to other flights, the majority were local. Across the whole year, more than 10.3 million people were transported. While […]