Aer Arann to launch two routes, boost existing frequencies

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Irish regional carrier Aer Arann will add two new Aer Lingus Regional routes and increase frequencies on nine of its existing routes in its summer schedule.

The two new routes are Dublin-Bournemouth and Shannon-Rennes. Aer Arann said that it will operate these new routes under its franchise agreement with Aer Lingus.

The Dublin-Bournemouth service will operate six times a week, effective 1 May. The Shannon-Rennes service will operate weekly from 9 June until 1 September.

Aer Arann will restart its Dublin-Rennes, Cork-Rennes and Cork-Jersey summer services from 5 May.

The Cork-Jersey service will operate twice-weekly up to 9 September, while the weekly Cork-Rennes service will be increased to twice-weekly from 12 June to 4 September.

The weekly Dublin-Rennes flight will be boosted to thrice-weekly from 12 June to 4 September, said Aer Arann.

The airline will increase its Aer Lingus Regional Dublin-Edinburgh service from 13 to 21 flights a week and its Dublin-Glasgow service from 26 to 30 flights a week.

Additionally, Aer Arann has increased the Aer Lingus Regional operated Aberdeen-Dublin, Blackpool-Dublin and Shannon-Edinburgh services to seven times weekly.

From 1 May, services on the Aer Lingus Regional Cork-Manchester routes will be boosted from 14 to 16 a week, Cork-Edinburgh will be increased from seven to 11 services a week and Cork-Birmingham will be raised from 14 to 17 services a week.