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Aer Lingus Regional’s Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham Service Takes Off

June 25, 2012

DUBLIN, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Aer Lingus Regional’s first flight from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham has
taken to the skies, giving a boost to the west of Ireland’s business and tourism
industries.

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, now flies once daily from Ireland West
Airport Knock to Birmingham, offering both business and leisure travellers direct,
convenient and cost effective access to Great Britain’s second largest city.

Commenting on the launch of the service, Aer Arann’s Interim Chief Executive Sean
Brogan said: “We are delighted to commence our Aer Lingus Regional Ireland West Airport
Knock to Birmingham service. We recognise the vital importance of regional air
connectivity and the key role that this air link to Birmingham provides for business,
tourism and leisure travel. We look forward to working with our partners in Ireland West
Airport Knock to ensure that this route continues to be a success.”

Welcoming the launch of the service, Aer Lingus Director of Communications Declan
Kearney said: “Aer Lingus is delighted to add the Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham
route to its network. We look forward to welcoming more and more customers on board this
service from today and into the future.”

Speaking on behalf of Ireland West Airport Knock, Joe Gilmore, Managing Director said:
“We are delighted to welcome Aer Lingus Regional’s first flight to the Airport from
Birmingham. Our Birmingham service has long been one of our most established routes from
the airport and I am sure the uninterrupted continuation of the service will come as
welcome news to the thousands of UK visitors who use this service regularly as well as the
Irish people travelling to the Birmingham region for business and leisure purposes. We
wish Aer Lingus Regional every success with the new service’ and look forward to working
with them to grow the service.”

Aer Lingus Regional flights from Ireland West Airport Knock to Birmingham are
available for booking on http://www.aerlingus.com, where travellers can also find out
about cheap flights [http://www.aerlingus.com ] and flight deals
[http://www.aerlingus.com/travelinformation/weboffersfromireland ].

About Aer Lingus:

Aer Lingus was founded by the Irish Government in April 1936 to provide air services
to/from Ireland. The first flight, from Dublin to Bristol, took place on May 27th 1936.

Aer Lingus’ low-cost, low fares model is centred on maintaining low unit cost,
offering one way fares, maintaining effective fleet utilisation and developing the Aer
Lingus brand. Consistent with this low-cost model, Aer Lingus’ primary distribution
channel is its website aerlingus.com where customers can find a number of UK flight offers
[http://www.aerlingus.com/travelinformation/weboffersfromuk ] from Ireland, as well as
take advantage of the Aer Lingus check in app and purchase travel vouchers.

Aer Lingus provides a cargo transportation service on some of its scheduled passenger
routes, including flights to the USA
[http://www.aerlingus.com/travelinformation/weboffersfromuk/britaintotheusafrom239 ] and
Europe. Aer Lingus provides mail transportation services between Ireland and the United
Kingdom.

        PR Contact:
        Declan Kearney
        Aer Lingus Corporate Communications
        Aer Lingus Head Office
        Dublin Airport
        Co. Dublin
        Ireland
        PA 06-39
        +353-86-6172702

http://www.aerlingus.com

SOURCE Aer Lingus


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