This coming May, Aer Lingus will launch Ireland's first four times weekly service direct between Dublin and Seattle. Aer Lingus currently offer flights to New York JFK, Hartford, Newark, Boston, Washington, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami, Toronto and, from March 2018 Philadelphia.
Joint venture partners Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are expanding their summer schedule to give customers a better choice of flights from the UK regions: London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast, to the US this summer.
Delta resumes the UK’s only direct seasonal services from London to Salt Lake City from 2nd April and to Portland, Oregon, from 4th May. Virgin Atlantic will re-introduce seasonal flights between Manchester and Las Vegas, San Francisco and Boston. Virgin will also treble the number of seats available between Belfast International and Orlando.
Virgin Atlantic is introducing four new Airbus A330-200 aircraft to the fleet. 'Daydream Believer' has arrived at London Gatwick for finishing touches before it enters into service in March 2018. And, over the next few weeks 'Scarlett O’Hara' and 'Honky Tonk Woman' will also join the fleet with 'Strawberry Fields' joining in spring 2018. The 287 seater Airbus A330-200's are fully Wi-Fi enabled and will initially operate flights from Manchester to New York, Boston, San Francisco and Barbados.
Norwegian Airlines will offer expanded premium class capacity on services from Gatwick from February 2018 available on 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Before you fly Premium offers you Fast Track and Lounge access, plus two 20kg pieces of luggage. The new expanded premium cabin, with 56 seats will offer passengers 55 inches of legroom, state-of-the-art touchscreen entertainment, a USB charger and power outlet at each seat and later in the year inflight Wi-Fi.
Iberia are now offering Premium Economy on routes from Madrid to New York City JFK, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Mexico City, Bogota, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Quito, San Jose, Buenos Aires, Sao Paolo and Caracas. Iberia offer easy connections from the UK with year-round flights operated by Iberia Express from Birmingham and Manchester plus Iberia and British Airways fly together up to 15 times a day between London and Madrid.
From 14th December 2017 SAS travellers can choose SAS Go Light on all SAS flights from Scandinavia to the United States which offers a lower price when travelling with carry-on luggage only. SAS Go Light was successfully launched on European routes in 2015 and will now be rolled out to all SAS flights from Sweden, Denmark and Norway to New York, Chicago, Boston, Miami, Washington, Los Angeles and San Francisco. SAS Go, SAS Plus and SAS Business will still be offered on-board US flights.
LEVEL, International Airlines Group’s (IAG) low cost long-haul airline brand, will open a new base in Paris where it will offer flights to Montreal, New York, Guadeloupe and Martinique from July 2018. LEVEL will also operate a new route from Barcelona to Boston, which, like the rest of flights from Barcelona, will be operated by Iberia.
Virgin Atlantic has announced its biggest ever season of flying from Manchester Airport, with nearly 40,000 extra seats available to book in summer 2018 as part of an expanded UK flying programme with partner Delta Air Lines.
Flights to both New York JFK and Atlanta from Manchester are being upgraded and will be operated by both the A330 and the largest aircraft in Virgin Atlantic’s fleet, the Boeing 747, which has a huge 455 seats per aircraft.
Enjoy Aer Lingus' famous Irish hospitality and award-winning service to more destinations than ever as the long-haul expansion continues with their new winter schedule.
Aer Lingus will operate 12 flights per week to the West Coast; Los Angeles and San Francisco, increase the Dublin to Washington route to a daily service and increase the Dublin to Toronto route to four flights per week operated on a new Airbus A330.
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