Aer Lingus will establish its first base in Great Britain in April at London Gatwick, with four A320s operating to Dublin, Knock, Malaga, Munich, Zurich, Nice, Faro and Vienna. EI's only other base outside the Republic of Ireland is at Belfast International, which it opened one year ago (ATWOnline, Dec. 11). "The Gatwick operation will complement our existing services out of London Heathrow and position Aer Lingus for growth as we roll out new routes and bases in future years," CEO Dermot ...

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