Aer Lingus Regional adds extra flights from Bristol to Dublin for Wales v Ireland World Cup qualifier clash
Created: 10th Jan 2017
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, will operate up to seven flights a day on its Bristol - Dublin route for 24-26 March 2017, the weekend of Wales’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier clash against Ireland.
To meet the demand, an additional 850 seats will be available on the route, a 75 percent increase on usual capacity.
Wales and Ireland will meet at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on 24 March in a Group D qualifying match ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Aer Lingus Regional currently flies up to 640 flights per week across its 26 routes throughout Ireland, the UK and France.
Commenting, Martin Saxton, Chief Commercial Officer at Stobart Air, said:
“Aer Lingus Regional is committed to offering its customers best-in-class choice and convenience. In response to additional demand for the World Cup qualifier clash, we’ve added more seats for customers. The additional capacity on our Bristol - Dublin route in March means Welsh football fans will be able to enjoy the game and explore the sights and sounds of the vibrant Irish capital at their own pace.”
Aer Lingus Regional recorded a 19% increase in overall passenger numbers in December 2016 versus the same period the previous year, making it the airline’s busiest ever Christmas period.
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