Aer Lingus will establish its first base outside the Republic of Ireland in December when it will base three A320s at Belfast International Airport and launch the first three of eight new routes. Among the new services will be 21-times-weekly flights to London Heathrow beginning Jan. 14, which will mark the end of EI's service to the UK capital from Shannon. "In the current climate, Aer Lingus believes the Belfast-Heathrow services present an accelerated growth opportunity, using its ...

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