Aer Lingus treated its 2 millionth transatlantic passenger to some special treats

Irish airline Aer Lingus celebrated their two millionth transatlantic booking for 2018 on November 27.

Damien Coin-Perard booked the milestone ticket for a journey from Paris to San Francisco via Dublin aboard Aer Lingus flight EI147.

Read More: Irish airline Aer Lingus set to offer free alcohol on flights next year

To mark the milestone, Coin-Perard was treated to a Business Class upgrade courtesy of Aer Lingus. He will also receive two complimentary Aer Lingus flights from North America to a European city of his choice.

Damien Coin-Perard with Aer Lingus cabin crew Alison Cadogan and Megan Henebery.

Damien Coin-Perard with Aer Lingus cabin crew Alison Cadogan and Megan Henebery.

Business Class bookings on Aer Lingus transatlantic flights feature fully lie-flat seats, complimentary Wi-Fi, over 120 hours of the latest TV and movie selections, and Irish cuisine.

Ruth Ranson, Director of Communications at Aer Lingus, said, “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Coin-Perard on board Aer Lingus today who marked our two million transatlantic booking traveling from Paris to San Francisco.”

“Growing our transatlantic network continues to be a significant focus for Aer Lingus. Our ambition is to be the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic, not just connecting Ireland to North America, but also connecting the UK and Europe via our Dublin gateway.”

Read More: Aer Lingus offers to hire aspiring pilots and give them free training

Since joining IAG in 2015, Aer Lingus has launched eight new direct transatlantic services to North America including Los Angeles, Newark, Hartford, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and most recently Montreal and Minneapolis-St. Paul, marking the largest ever transatlantic expansion in the airline’s history.

Summer 2019 Aer Lingus will offer more 3 million seats on its long-haul network.

Aer Lingus continues to drive its strategy of expanding the airline’s Dublin Airport base into a major European transatlantic gateway. The airline offers seamless connections from Europe and the UK to its 15 destinations across North America.

Connecting via Dublin, Aer Lingus guests can experience the benefit of US Immigration Preclearance before they depart which allows them to arrive into the US like a domestic passenger, avoiding any lengthy queues.

For more information on Aer Lingus, please visit their website.

Have you flown with Aer Lingus before? Share your experience in the comments!

Tmp-inhouse-promo-articles

Aer Lingus marks 2 million transatlantic bookings for 2018