My British Airways flight from London arrived in Dublin at 9:40AM, while my connecting Aer Lingus flight to New York was departing at 4:10PM. I intentionally planned a long layover so that I'd have plenty of time to review both of the...Show More Summary
Aer Lingus was lampooned recently on Saturday Night Live. But the good-natured Irish carrier offered a stinging rebuttal in an all-too-familiar-style. Honestly, the SNL clip isn’t all that funny, though the the accents are absolutely perfect. Show More Summary
Aer Lingus sounds a lot like a certain sex act. This was the initial premise of a sketch on Saturday Night Live that closed out a November 2017 episode hosted by actress Saoirse Ronan. It featured the young star as a flight attendant named Colleen, wearing a green uniform, rocking a bouffant bob hairstyle... Show More Summary
Welcome to hell, Aer Lingus! "Saturday Night Live" didn't have its best week on December 2, but it had a couple of standout sketches with its wonderful host, "Lady Bird" star Saoirse Ronan (pronounced SIR-shuh). "SNL" couldn't resist going all-in on the actress' Irish background, including a stereotype-heavy sketch set on an Aer Lingus flight. Show More Summary
Getting zinged on Saturday Night Live sketch can be a fun honor, as long as you’re not a company that’s worried about its employees looking like huge creeps, and last night’s Saoirse Ronan-hosted episode featured a nod Irish airline Aer Lingus. Packed with Irish stereotypes, varyingly competent accents, a whole bunch… Read more...
IAG is the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, and Vueling. Earlier this year they launched LEVEL, which is a new longhaul ultra low cost carrier intended to compete with the likes of Norwegian and WOW Air. This June LEVEL began operating flights between Barcelona and Los Angeles, Oakland, Punta Cana, and Buenos Aires. Show More Summary
Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in EL AL first & business class, Aer Lingus business class, Delta business class, a bunch of lounges, two hotels in Israel, and much more! This was a really fun trip, and I can't wait to...Show More Summary
Well this is interesting…Back in May 2016 this blog published a post on Aer Lingus rebranding their loyalty program to AerClub based on the Avios program currency. At the time we noted: Last May when the IAG acquisition was announced,...Show More Summary
Aer Lingus flies from Ireland to Europe, Canada, and the United States. It is owned by International Airlines Group (IAG) along with British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, and LEVEL. Transatlantic routes originate in either Dublin (DUB) or Shannon (SNN). Show More Summary
Hello from Los Angeles! After flying from Tel Aviv to London in EL AL first class and Dublin to New York in Aer Lingus business class, I connected from New York to Los Angeles in Delta business class. I booked a paid ticket which cost...Show More Summary
Hello from New York! After flying from Tel Aviv to London in EL AL first class, I then connected to Dublin, so that I could finally try Aer Lingus' new business class. While I've flown Aer Lingus' transatlantic business class before, it was years ago, back when they had angled seats in business class. Show More Summary
Seattle has become the latest U.S. airport to land new service on fast-growing Aer Lingus.
Aer Lingus has been growing their US route network significantly the past few years, in a steady but consistent way: -- In March 2018 Aer Lingus is adding flights to Philadelphia -- In September Aer Lingus added flights to Miami -- In...Show More Summary
Starting Monday November 20th Priority Pass adds access to the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse in Terminal 2. This is great for Delta customers as well as those on Aeromexico, Westjet, and Aer Lingus (in addition to Virgin Atlantic of course). Continue reading Priority Pass Adds Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse LAX!...
According to a report in the Irish Independent, the Aer Lingus CEO Steve Kavanagh says they have no plans to rejoin the oneworld alliance. I call fake news on this. The quotation says specifically, “We have no plans to join oneworld. We still have to do the business case for joining oneworld.” Well, let’s discuss […]
In early 2015 Aer Lingus was taken over by IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Iberia. I've always liked Aer Lingus as an airline, so in many ways I was sad to see them taken over by one of Europe's mega-airlines. Aer Lingus was a member of the oneworld alliance until 2006, at which point they left. Show More Summary
"We have no plans to join oneworld," Aer Lingus CEO said Tuesday, appearing to suggest a change of direction for the carrier's frequent-flier ambitions.
Over the weekend, Chase added the ability to transfer directly from Ultimate Rewards to two more valuable partners, Iberia Plus and Aer Lingus AerClub. While transfers have always been possible to make indirectly (See: Bet You Didn’t...Show More Summary
Yesterday we learned that Avianca's LifeMiles program became a Citi ThankYou transfer partner, which is an awesome development. It looks like that's not the only transferable points currency picking up some new transfer partners in the...Show More Summary
Chase has just added two transfer airline partners. These are both Avios programs, and you already could transfer from Chase to British Airways and from British Airways to Iberia or Aer Lingus, however to do so your Iberia or Aer Lingus...Show More Summary