Christophe Mueller CEO of AerLingus announced their transatlantic expansion to include new services to San Francisco & Toronto. The San Francisco Airbus A330 service will commence in March 2014, with five services per week. The Toronto Boeing 757 service will be daily during the summer months with up to four flights per week during the winter.
They also announced new daily year round services from Shannon Airport to Boston & New York today.
The Boston service will go daily from January 6, with New York from end of March.
Christoph Mueller, Chief Executive, Aer Lingus, said:
“Our transatlantic business goes from strength to strength. This expansion is extremely positive news for Aer Lingus and for the broader economy in terms of business, tourism and employment. Our transatlantic capacity will increase by 24 % in 2014, following on from the 13% additional capacity in our 2013 transatlantic schedule. Very importantly,
this expansion will directly support more than 200 new jobs within Aer Lingus and our partner airline ASL Aviation Group”.