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

UA returns to SNN

Shannon welcomed a record 1.34 million passengers in January-August 2023, up by about 14% versus 2019 and 5% over its previous peak in 2018. Comparing the recovery versus 2019 shows other Irish airports have bounced back slower: Cork’s traffic was +5.6%, Knock +1.9% and Dublin +1.2%. Shannon made history in several months so far this year, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shannon

“More flights, 19 destinations, more choice, and 100,000 extra seats this winter,” enthuses Declan Power, Head of Aviation Development at Shannon Airport. The new W21/22 schedule announced by Ryanair includes new links to London Luton (twice weekly), Budapest (twice weekly), Fuerteventura (weekly), Edinburgh (twice weekly), Turin (weekly), Birmingham (twice weekly) and Gran Canaria (weekly). “These join […]

November 18, 2021 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis