Irish flag-carrier Aer Lingus is adding new destinations and increasing frequencies to Europe as part of its 2011 summer schedule.

The airline will launch twice-weekly service from Dublin to Perpignan and four-times-weekly from Dublin to Stuttgart between 27 March and 29 October. It will operate twice-weekly flights from Dublin to Izmir from 4 May to 17 September.

Beginning 28 March until 29 October, the carrier will launch twice-weekly services from Cork to Palma and between Belfast and Gran Canaria.

It will add two flights on the Cork-Amsterdam route increasing the total number of services to 13 flights per week, one flight on the Cork-Lanzarote route increasing to three flights per week, and one flight will be added on the Cork-Tenerife route increasing to two flights per week.

Aer Lingus will also add one flight on the Cork-Faro route, increasing the service to five flights per week.

Aer Arann-owned Aer Lingus Regional will launch thrice-daily service from Dublin to Bristol and six-times-weekly from Dublin to Aberdeen starting 27 March until 29 October, says Aer Lingus.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news