Transatlantic travel is undergoing a revolution - and Irish airlines are at its core

With Ireland at the centre of this aviation boom, Irish travellers will benefit most of all, writes Fearghal O'Connor

8th March, 2017
Transatlantic travel is undergoing a revolution - and Irish airlines are at its core
Aer Lingus soars to US Pic: RollingNews.ie

This week Aer Lingus confirmed it is to take delivery of seven new Airbus A321LR aircraft. It is confirmation of a well-flagged plan by the airline to follow the growing trend of flying smaller more efficient aircraft on routes that were once the preserve of giant Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets.

The move by Aer Lingus follows rapidly on the long-awaited confirmation in recent weeks by Norwegian of its routes from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to...

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