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Posted by on May 26, 2011 in History | 4 comments

75 Years of Aer Lingus

vintage aer lingus posterNext week will mark the 75th anniversary of Ireland’s first Aer Lingus flight. Pól Ó Conghaile takes a look at the airlines history and the story of commercial aviation in Ireland. I think you’ll enjoy reading a bit about the background of the airline so many travelers have used on their “first trip” to Ireland and scrolling through some of the vintage images.

Pól Ó Conghaile’s “Aer Lingus Celebrates 75 Years…” >>>

Or this article from The Irish World >>

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4 Comments

  1. Very interesting article on Aer Lingus. My “second trip” to Ireland in 1966 was on Aer Lingus. First trip was on Pan American because Aer Lingus did not yet have service to the US. Flying Aer Lingus you feel like you are already in Ireland when you board the plane. Hope someday they will resume service Chicago to Shannon.

  2. AerLingus is my favorite way to fly! We usually fly into to Shannon or Cork – Cork is closer to our destination, but Shannon is usually cheaper. Anyhow, their service is top notch and the leather seats are so comfy!

  3. we flew aer lingus from shannon to glasgow and it was SUCH an awful experience. ugh. i hope we’re in the minority!

  4. Recently flew AerLingus,last week of Oct 2012,returned Nov 3rd 2012. Roundtrip ORD/DUB.I worked for several US carriers over 30yrs. Ive flown to Ireland 4 trips over that 30yrs.,and all on
    AerLingus.They have it right.They wrote the book,on customer service,on the North Atlantic.Great folks,crews neat as a pin,clean aircraft (A330),and i hope to travel with them again.
    They make you feel at home.What a great airline.

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