Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus welcomes the positive announcement today (20 September 2021) from the United States that the ban on entry of European citizens into the USA is to be lifted in November. Aer Lingus is greatly looking forward to welcoming passengers back on board, reuniting family and friends, business travellers and holiday makers with super fares. The Aer Lingus September Seat Sale which runs until the end of the month has favourite US destinations on sale for as little as €149 each way.
Fly direct from Dublin to New York; Boston and Washington from only €149 each way, to Orlando and Chicago from only €169 each way, and to the West Coast from only €259 each way. Canada is also on sale with Toronto starting at €149 each way.
Speaking following the White House announcement today, Susanne Carberry, Chief Customer Officer at Aer Lingus, said:
“Aer Lingus is delighted to finally be re-uniting Ireland, Europe and the United States. Often referred to as the ‘51st State’ the connections between Ireland and the US are rich and deep, and we can now can once again connect families, friends and businesses on both sides of the Atlantic.
“This is an ideal time for customers to book as our September Sale runs until the end of the month – it’s a great time to get amazing value on travel to the States – and we are putting on thousands of seats to accommodate the anticipated demand.
“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.”
Before travelling, Aer Lingus customers are advised to use the airline’s new online travel support tool to search by destination and retrieve up-to-date tailored travel information based on their specific circumstances including vaccination status, return travel and flight connection requirements. Should plans change, customers can also avail of the ‘Book with Confidence’ flexible booking proposition until 31 December 2021.
Aer Lingus offers highly competitive fares in both Business Class and Economy Class on its transatlantic services operating from Dublin with fares to North America starting from €149 each-way, as part of a return journey.
For more information and for bookings, visit aerlingus.com.
Notes To Editor
Booking period – now until 29 September
Travel period – 01/10/21 – 17/02/21
Aer Lingus Travel Support Tool
Aer Lingus has introduced a new digital Travel Support Tool designed to remove confusion regarding travel restrictions and entry requirements for all Aer Lingus destinations. The interactive tool on aerlingus.com, powered by Sherpa, allows Aer Lingus customers to search destinations and retrieve up-to-date tailored travel information based on their specific circumstances including vaccination status, return travel and flight connection requirements.
Aer Lingus Book with Confidence Policy
Aer Lingus’ Book with Confidence policy allows all customers travelling with the airline to change their travel dates free of charge, and as many times as they wish, up to two hours before they travel until. The flexible booking policy is available on all bookings up until 31st December 2021.
Most fares* also include the option to exchange for a guaranteed voucher up to 14 days before travel. In addition, those who booked Advantage, Flex, Business or Business Flex fares have the option of a cash refund if they decide not to travel.
*Fare types includes: Plus, Smart, Advantage, Flex, Business or Business Flex fare
Source: Aer Lingus