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Incredible Super Fine High Definition closeup footage of Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200 taxiing and taking off from runway 35 at Cork Airport, Ireland.
This is the only aircraft in the Aer Lingus fleet which carries the retro scheme and it is to mark the 75th Anniversary celebrations of the airline in 2011. The actual scheme seen here was used by the airline in the 1960’s.
This flight was departing for Lanzarote as flight EI876 (Callsign : “Shamrock Eight Seven six ” and departed at 14:20 local time (GMT).
This A320-200 is registered as EI-DVM (Serial No.: 4634) and was delivered to Aer Lingus on 25th March 2011. As with all Aer Lingus aircraft it is named after an Irish saint. This aircraft is called “Saint Colman”.
Aer Lingus was founded by the Irish Government in April 1936 to provide air services to/from Ireland. The first flight, from Dublin to Bristol, took place on May 27th 1936. On October 2nd 2006, Aer Lingus entered a new phase in its history with the airline’s floatation on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges, becoming a publicly quoted company and realising €400 million in equity for the airline’s future growth.
Aer Lingus has adopted a demand-led approach to capacity planning and deployment with a re-focusing of pricing policy on enhancing yield rather than on maximising load factors. Demand opportunities are currently developed through network management and partnership arrangements while connecting traffic flows are complement point-to-point demand. Aer Lingus’ primary distribution channel is its website aerlingus.com. In 2010, approximately 81% of total passenger revenue was generated through aerlingus.com.
On 1st February 2008, Aer Lingus and JetBlue Airways, the New York based low fare, high frills Airline announced an industry-first strategic partnership to come into effect beginning 3rd April 2008. The innovative partnership will enable Irish and U.S. customers to book a single low fare reservation between Ireland and a variety of U.S. destinations, connecting through JetBlue’s home base at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and through Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The partnership is made possible by a sophisticated, easy-to-use booking process available on