General Industry

Aer Lingus Announces Return Of Its Service From Dublin To Washington DC

By Dave Simpson
Aer Lingus Announces Return Of Its Service From Dublin To Washington DC

Aer Lingus has announced the return of its service from Dublin to Washington DC, which is now operating four times per week from the Irish capital.

Aer Lingus Statement

In a statement published on its website, Aer Lingus said, "Aer Lingus customers hoping to reunite with friends and family can once again begin to fly direct from Dublin to Washington Dulles Airport, and vice versa, upon presentation of valid travel documents. Should plans change, customers can avail of Aer Lingus's market-leading 'Book with Confidence' flexible booking option, which allows customers on any fare type change their flights without a change fee up to two hours before they fly.

"Renowned for its political establishments, plethora of museums and national historic sites, Washington DC has a large Irish-American community. The most notable member being a new addition since Aer Lingus's last trip to DC, president of the United States Joe Biden, who has proud Louth and Mayo roots."

Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer Statement

In a statement also published on Aer Lingus's website, Aer Lingus chief operating officer Peter O'Neill said, "We are delighted to resume the Dublin to DC service and to unite friends and families, once more doing what we are great at - reconnecting our communities and economies. Safety remains our priority at Aer Lingus and we continue to implement measures such as mask requirements and additional cleaning, as has been in practice across the airline for the past year. We are also committed to making the flight experience as comfortable as possible and customers can enjoy our in-flight food, drink and entertainment services on board."

© 2021 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.