DUBLIN, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Aer Lingus, the leading low cost Irish airline, has announced its sale for summer 2012. With 20% off every seat on every flight each day to the UK and Europe this summer there's a total of six million seats available to customers at a discounted fare.
Including flights to popular UK destinations such as London, Manchester and Edinburgh, the sale also covers trips to European cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona and Rome.
The launch of the sale follows a continuing trend of good news for the airline company, which includes the announcement that passenger numbers for December 2011 increased by 13% compared to the same period in 2010, as well as the recent launch of a number of additional summer routes.
New routes for passenger flights to Europe include destinations such as Stockholm, Verona, Nice or Naples for a week on the French or Italian Riviera, with old favourites such as Palma, Ibiza and Bilbao making a welcome return. The company will also be increasing flying frequency on 13 of its current routes such as Perpignan, Faro and Zurich throughout the summer.
For passengers to take advantage of the sale, all cheap flights to Europe must be booked by Monday 23rd January, with travel to be arranged between 17th April and 25th October.
With the staff of Aer Lingus taking care of customers every step of the way there will also be the added benefits of advance seat selection for passengers and centrally located airports so that there isn't a wasted moment of the holiday.
For Aer Lingus customers choosing to fly to the US this summer, flight deals are currently available to destinations such as New York and Orlando, with the added bonus of full US Customs and Immigration pre-clearance before boarding included. To take advantage of the US offer passengers should book by the 3rd February with travel to be arranged between the 1st April and 30th June.
Notes to Editor:
20% discount applies before taxes and charges (UK and Europe)
About Aer Lingus:
Aer Lingus was founded by the Irish Government in April 1936 to provide air services to/from Ireland. The first flight, from Dublin to Bristol, took place on May 27th 1936.
Aer Lingus' low-cost, low fares model is centred on maintaining low unit cost, offering one way fares, maintaining effective fleet utilisation and developing the Aer Lingus brand. Consistent with this low-cost model, Aer Lingus' primary distribution channel is its website aerlingus.com where customers can find a number of UK flight offers and flight deals from Ireland, as well as take advantage of the Aer Lingus check in app and purchase travel vouchers.
Aer Lingus provides a cargo transportation service on some of its scheduled passenger routes, including services to the United States and Europe. Aer Lingus provides mail transportation services between Ireland and the United Kingdom.
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