Record result for IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group, comprising British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling and bmi, reported record financial results in 2021, with annual revenues up 30% over 2020 of €1,673 million for the year to 31 December. The carrier said it reflected surging demand for air cargo capacity as global trade rebounds. Overall yield for 2021 was up 11.3% at constant currency versus 2020 and sold tonnes ... [+]

Aer Lingus ready to fly Manchester-US

The US Transportation Department (DOT) has granted tentative approval for Irish carrier Aer Lingus to begin marketing planned services between the Manchester and the US, reports the Routes Online website. The airline applied to the DOT in December to operate transatlantic service from Manchester to Boston, New York JFK and ... [+]

Aer Lingus to fly Dublin-Seattle

IAG’s Aer Lingus arm is to start four-times-a-week services between Dublin and Seattle from 18 May. It will be operated by Airbus A330-200 aircraft with a maximum cargo payload of 16 tonnes. [+]

Brussels clears Aer Lingus takeover

The European Commission has cleared IAG's acquisition of Irish airline Aer Lingus. Conditons imposed include IAG's release of five daily slot pairs at London-Gatwick airport to allow competition on routes from London to Dublin and Belfast. IAG is the holding company of British Airways, Iberia and Vueling. [+]

Air Lingus has space for the summer

Aer Lingus Cargo has a new four times weekly summer service from Dublin to Washington-Dulles in its new summer timetable, which comes into operation on 1 May 2015. Other improvements for the new schedule include a daily flight from Dublin to San Francisco, up from five weekly currently; a third ... [+]

Aer Lingus gains life sciences mark

Aer Lingus Cargo has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) passport scheme for supply chain service providers to the pharmaceutical and medial sectors. The GDP Passport Code of Practice was drawn up by the Life Sciences industry and the Irish Exporters Association (IEA) in consultation with the Irish Medicines ... [+]

Aer Lingus opens Toronto route

Aer Lingus officially launched its new service from Dublin to Toronto on 17 April - its fourth new transatlantic route in recent months following the start-up of a new San Francisco Dublin service in March. The new 757 service will operate daily between Dublin and Toronto during the summer season ... [+]

All year round again from Shannon to the States

Aer Lingus is reintroducing year-round transatlantic operations at Shannon airport in the west of Ireland. The Irish carrier is replacing its single Airbus 330s based at Shannon with two Boeing B757s and has launched a new service from Shannon to Boston, boosting the total number of US flights from the ... [+]

New temperature controlled unit for Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus has gained Irish Aviation Authority approval for another type of active temperature-controlled unit load device – the Envirotainer RKN e2. It already has approval for the RAP e1. Temperature-controlled units are important for the transport of pharmaceuticals, a major Irish export. [+]

Aer Lingus signs up to e-AWB

Aer Lingus has signed the IATA Multilateral e-AWB agreement. The carrier's director of cargo, Peter O’Neill said the e-AWB would “bring our customers a faster, more reliable service and allow us to keep costs to a minimum in a competitive market.  Aer Lingus will be among a select group of ... [+]

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