Aer Lingus Drop Two Dublin Routes

Aer Lingus announced today that they will no longer be running two routes from Dublin from the 25th of October. The two routes affected are San Francisco and Washington.

These routes will come under review again in 2010 and may be put back into operation. The Chicago flight from Shannon Airport will also be suspended on the 1st of September.

There are currently no other plans to axe US routes with Winter flights still running from Dublin to Boston, New York and Chicago. A spokesman for Aer Lingus has however confirmed that the Shannon Airport to New York service is being closely watched.

The Airline has decided to act now in order to prevent financial losses on transatlantic routes this winter. Lack of demand as well as increased competition has made this a necessary decision to take.

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