Aer Lingus has introduced plans for a brand new transatlantic path to the US metropolis of Cleveland in 2023.
The four-times-weekly service will launch on Could 19, 2023, and at current would be the solely nonstop route between Europe and the Ohio metropolis.
Flights will likely be operated by the service’s A321 LR plane, with the next timings:
- EI87 departs Dublin on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 1530, arriving into Cleveland at 1850
- EI86 departs Cleveland on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 2020, arriving into Dublin at 0850 the next day
Fares begin from £249 every approach, and Aer Lingus mentioned that connections can be obtainable from the 9 UK airports of Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Southampton and Leeds Bradford.
Situated on the southern shore of Lake Erie, Cleveland has a inhabitants of round 400,000 folks, and is house to the educational medical centre the Cleveland Clinic, which employs round 50,000 employees.
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The brand new service means the Irish service will function a complete of 15 transatlantic routes between Eire and North America in summer season 2023, in addition to three long-haul companies from Manchester.
Commenting on the information Reid Moody, Aer Lingus chief technique and planning officer, mentioned:
“It is a important announcement for Aer Lingus as we ship on our ambition to develop our transatlantic community.
“The graduation of a brand new route, accompanied with additional community connectivity, is an thrilling milestone for the airline throughout a important time of restoration for our enterprise.
“The brand new service to Cleveland not solely gives a direct connection to Eire however connections to over 20 widespread European locations by way of our Dublin Hub.”