Aer Lingus plans to add one more aircraft to its long-haul fleet next year. The Dublin-based airline will use the Airbus A330-200, which is being operated on wet-lease for United, to add frequencies on routes from Dublin to Boston and Chicago. The additional A330 will bring the airline’s long-haul fleet to 11 units. “Long-haul is performing extremely well,” Aer Lingus CEO Christoph Mueller tells Aviation Week. The carrier tries to limit connecting traffic to about 30% in order not to ...


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