Thursday, 5 October 2017

Aer Lingus to launch direct flights to Philadelphia

The Irish contingent of the International Airline Group, Aer Lingus has announced that it will begin non‐stop flights between Philadelphia International Airport from March 2018. 

The Irish carrier will fly from Dublin to Philadelphia  4 times weekly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday all year round.  “We are very pleased to welcome Aer Lingus to Philadelphia and look forward to offering more non‐stop, year‐round service to Dublin,” said Airport PHL CEO Chellie Cameron. “This capital city is a gateway to the beautiful country of Ireland and to Europe. We are proud to expand our non‐stop international service and we are excited to enhance travel between Philadelphia and Ireland.” 

More on the new route, with the promotional video continues. 

“We are delighted to announce Philadelphia as our new route for summer 2018,” said Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer Mike Rutter. “We are proud to continue to deliver on our promise to grow our transatlantic network and further strengthen Dublin Airport as a leading gateway to North America, and we are looking forward to welcoming guests from Pennsylvania.”

The service starts on 25th March 2018 and the airline has scheduled a Boeing 757 on the route. 
El 115 departs DUB 1.50pm and arrives at PHL at 4.15pm.
El 114 departs PHL  5.30pm and arrives in Dublin at 5.10am the next morning. 

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