Aer Lingus has released special Saver fares on its flights from Dublin

Aer Lingus has launched a major sale on flights in the wake of Norwegian Air scrapping their transatlantic service from North America to Ireland.

Read More: Norwegian Air ends all flights to Ireland on Sept 15

On Tuesday, Norwegian Air announced that they will be ceasing their North America to Ireland transatlantic routes, saying that they were no longer “commercially viable.”

Shortly after the announcement, Aer Lingus responded in a tweet:

We beg to differ

— Aer Lingus (@AerLingus) August 13, 2019

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On August 14, Aer Lingus launched special Autumn fares to Dublin, starting from just $409 (with terms and conditions).

Below are some of the Aer Lingus Saver Fares to Dublin:

  • New York (JFK)                      $409 for travel 09/22/19 – 10/31/19
  • New York (EWR)                   $409 for travel 09/23/19 – 10/28/19
  • Boston (BOS)                          $559 for travel 09/23/19 – 10/31/19                      
  • Hartford (BDL)                       $609 for travel 09/23/19 – 10/28/19
  • Chicago (ORD)                        $459 for travel 09/09/19 – 10/31/19
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP)   $629 for travel 09/22/19 – 10/31/19
  • Miami (MIA)                             $629 for travel 09/04/19 – 10/30/19
  • San Francisco (SFO)             $679 for travel 09/16/19 – 10/31/19
  • Los Angeles (LAX)                  $559 for travel 09/23/19 – 10/31/19
  • Washington DC (IAD)          $589 for travel 09/22/19 – 10/31/19
  • Philadelphia (PHL)                 $439 for travel 09/16/19 – 10/31/19
  • Toronto (YYZ)                           $669 for travel 09/22/19 – 10/30/19

This sale will only be live through August 20.

Read More: Aer Lingus celebrates its newest direct route to the US this week

Aer Lingus now operates 16 direct routes between Ireland and North America flying to popular destinations such as New York up to four times daily, Boston, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Los Angeles, to name but a few. 

Last month, Aer Lingus commenced its newest North American route to Minneapolis-St. Paul direct from Dublin.

Aer Lingus has undergone its largest-ever transatlantic expansion and in the previous four years alone has launched seven new direct transatlantic services to Los Angeles, Newark, Hartford, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and now Minneapolis-St. Paul, proving that the demand among Irish travelers to jet off to far-flung destinations remains strong.

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Mike Rutter, Aer Lingus Chief Operating Officer, said: “We seek to operate in a competitive environment offering our guests value and award-winning service.”

“While the aviation industry is faced with many challenges at present, at Aer Lingus we remain focused on continuing to operate our extensive European and North American networks to service the needs of our guests.”

“We’re proud to have connected Ireland to North America for more than 60 years and wish to reassure our Irish guests that we’re planning for the next 60 with more new routes to come. The demand for travel to North America continues to grow and having launched our latest Autumn fares, there’s no better time for our Irish travelers to jet off.”

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