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London - Dublin
return from £61
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return from £107
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return from £101
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Aer Lingus UK

Aer Lingus comprises Ireland's second largest airline after top low cost competitor Ryanair. With head offices located in Dublin International Airport, the airline was founded in 1936. The first flight made, from Dublin to Bristol, took place that same year. Today, Aer Lingus features hubs in Dublin, London Gatwick, Cork, Belfast City and Shannon in addition to a fleet of 45 Airbus aircraft flying to over 80 destinations in Ireland, England, the United States, Continental Europe and more. In 2011 alone, the airline transported over 9,5 million passengers to popular destinations worldwide with top cities including Aer Lingus flights to Dublin, amongst others.

Finally, up until 2007 Aer Lingus was a member of the Oneworld alliance. Although they are not a member today, Aer Lingus still maintained code share agreements with them, SkyTeam and StarAlliance. In addition, they have interline agreements with United Airlines, JetBlue and Aer Arann.

Online check-in with Aer Lingus is available from 30 hours to 2 hours prior to scheduled flight departure excluding flights to some destinations whereby online check-in is available 30 days before the flight. Passengers may check-in online using of the 3 methods available; online, on their mobile or at the airport. Mobile check-in is available but only for certain flights. Alternatively, passengers may check-in at the airport. For short haul flights, passengers are recommended to check-in at least 2.5 hours before flight departure with the check-in closing 45 minutes before departure. Similarly, passengers with a plane ticket to long-haul destinations are recommended to check-in 3.5 hours prior to scheduled flight departure with check-in closing 60 minutes before their flight. Finally, it is recommended that all passengers check-in 2.5 hours before departure when flying from Belfast City Airport. Check-in closes 30 minutes prior to flight departure.

Passengers on Aer Lingus flights are entitled to one piece of cabin baggage with the following maximum dimensions and weight restrictions:

Cabin baggage restrictions: up to 10kgs with dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 24cm for all flights excluding Aer Lingus Regional with weight and dimension limitations corresponding to 7kg and 48cm x 33cm x 20cm respectively.

Finally, Business Class, Gold Circle cardholders and Flex Fare customers may also carry on-board their flight an extra personal item including a handbag or briefcase, etc. It must be stowed safely under the seat in front of them.

On Aer Lingus flights, passengers are entitled to checked baggage weighing up to 29kg on short-haul flights within Europe. Exceeding the aforementioned weight restrictions will result in an excess baggage charge. The following fees apply to checked baggage on short-haul in accordance with the passengers' class of travel:

  • Economy Low Fare: A fee is charged for every checked bag.
  • Economy Plus Fare: A fee is charge for the 2nd checked bag
  • Economy Flex Fare: A fee is charge for the 2nd checked bag

The following fees apply to checked baggage on long haul Aer Lingus flights in accordance with the passengers' class of travel:

  • Economy Low Fare: 1 piece of checked baggage weighing up to 23kg is free.
  • Economy Flex Fare: 2 pieces of checked baggage weighing up to 23kg each are free.
  • Business Class: 3 pieces of checked baggage weighing up to 23kg each is free.

With regards to the maximum dimensions, the first item of checked baggage must not exceed 158cms (length, height and width). Similarly, the second and third item of luggage must not measure more than 140cms (length, height and width). Finally, the maximum weight is 32kg per bag.

  • Airline name: Aer Lingus
  • IATA code : EI
  • Founded: 1936
  • Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
  • Website: www.aerlingus.com

Latest Aer Lingus flight reviews

3.8 /5
total reviews based on: 105
Birmingham
Chicago
Birmingham Intl - O'hare International Airport ( BHX - ORD )
5.0 /5
Picasso
Date 2017-01-02 City Birmingham Age 51-70 Class Economy

Flying with Aer Lingus was a pleasant and trouble-free experience. However, we did encounter some frustrations with their online checkin service, where seat availability and choice appeared to be very restricted only 10 minutes after the check in website became available.

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Manchester
Dublin
Manchester International - Dublin ( MAN - DUB )
5.0 /5
Dee
Date 2016-12-01 City Manchester Age 51-70 Class Economy

easy to book no problems at all

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
Port Elizabeth
Dublin - Port Elizabeth Airport ( DUB - PLZ )
1.0 /5
Gill
Date 2016-11-08 Age 31-50 Class Economy

I will never fly again with SAA again. On my return journey the cabin crew were dismissive, unattentive with zero empathy that my husband and I were travelling with a 22 month old.

1.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Cork
Heathrow - Cork International ( LHR - ORK )
4.0 /5
fletch
Date 2016-11-02 City uk Age 51-70 Class Economy

Aer Lingus planes are lovely but I thought it was very pricey. We were delayed on return by a day

4.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Dublin
Gatwick - Dublin ( LGW - DUB )
1.0 /5
TINY
Date 2016-11-01 City Bungay Suffolk Age 51-70 Class Economy

I will never fly Air Lingus again Their computer system socks.Went to book my seats 24 hours before departure and still wanted to charge me. Price for 2 hours flight £50 more expensive than 10 hrs flight to USA Could not even leave on time

1.0 /5
1 reviews
San Francisco
London
San Francisco Intl Airport - Heathrow ( SFO - LHR )
1.0 /5
Dave
Date 2016-10-22 City UK Age Under 30 Class Economy

We travelled from San Francisco to London, with a flight connection in Dublin. We checked two bags. The first flight's departure was delayed by one hour. When we checked in, we were issued with boarding passes for our connecting flight as well. Our first flight landed 30 minutes late. On board, we had booked meals, one of which was vegetarian. The second meal we were given, we had to request the vegetarian option, at which point your staff questioned whether we had stated this when we booked. After some discussion they told us they were able to find a "spare" one, despite us booking it. When we arrived at Dublin for our connection, we proceeded to boarding for our connecting flight. This was also delayed. We were unable to board even thought we were on time - the boarding passes issued when we checked in were not valid for the flight and our seats were already taken. We were told me were never meant to be on that flight, despite booking that flight and having phyisical boarding passes issued to us. We asked if there was any seats avaliable on the flight that we had booked, but the check-in assistant refused to answer the question and would not let us board. We were provided with alternative boarding passes for the next available flight. This meant that we were delayed by over an hour for our final arrival, and our luggage had not arrived. It later transpired that our luggage was not loaded onto the first flight (it was left in San Francisco), and was delayed. Initially we were told the bags would be delivered the next days, they were not. One bag was delivered 3 days after our arrival, and one bag was delivered 5 days after our arrival. Both bags were delivered later than the specified arrival window.

1.0 /5
1 reviews
Aberdeen
Chicago
Dyce - O'hare International Airport ( ABZ - ORD )
4.0 /5
Martha
Date 2016-10-21 City Aberdeen, Scotland Age Over 70 Class Economy

The system of booking our seats was absolutely dreadful!!!!

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Glasgow
San Francisco
Glasgow Scotland - San Francisco Intl Airport ( GLA - SFO )
5.0 /5
Lesley
Date 2016-10-18 City Scotland Age 51-70 Class Economy

This was the best experience I have had and have travelled to San Francisco many times over the last 10years visiting my family

5.0 /5
1 reviews
London
Dublin
Heathrow - Dublin ( LHR - DUB )
4.0 /5
John
Date 2016-10-08 Class Economy

Good flight, however there could have been mention about how early the gates closed on the return flight, it was about 40mins before scheduled departure!.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
Budapest
Dublin - Ferihegy ( DUB - BUD )
4.0 /5
Angie
Date 2016-09-27 City Northern ireland Age 51-70 Class Economy

Great service by very caring inflight personal.flights on time and all on ward travel worked out well.

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Belfast
London
Belfast City Apt - Heathrow ( BHD - LHR )
5.0 /5
Pammy
Date 2016-09-25 City Belfast Age 31-50 Class Economy

Best flights I've been on

5.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
London
Dublin - Heathrow ( DUB - LHR )
3.0 /5
Marni
Date 2016-09-14 City London Age Under 30 Class Economy

Delayed inbound and outbound. Ticket prices higher than normal for time of year

3.0 /5
1 reviews
Naples
Dublin
Capodichino - Dublin ( NAP - DUB )
2.0 /5
Sarah
Date 2016-09-02 City Ashby de la Zouch Age Under 30 Class Economy

Late, little communication and ruined subsequent plans for the rest of the day

2.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
London
Dublin - Gatwick ( DUB - LGW )
4.0 /5
cookie
Date 2016-08-27 City crawley sussex Age 31-50 Class Economy

it was ok delayed about 1 hr

4.0 /5
1 reviews
Dublin
Tel Aviv
Dublin - Ben-Gurion International ( DUB - TLV )
3.0 /5
RitaB
Date 2016-08-24 City N Ireland Age 51-70 Class Economy

I flew Dublin - Athens with Aer Lingus and then Aer Lingus to Tel Aviv with El Al. Couldn't fault my experience with Aer Lingus but El Al managed to lose my case.

3.0 /5
1 reviews
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