Aer Lingus joins ‘basic economy’ movement

Credit: Rob Finlayson
Ireland’s national airline, Aer Lingus , is introducing a “bare bones” transatlantic fare as it fights off growing competition on the North Atlantic run, notably from long-haul, low-cost carriers. The new Saver fare will cut €40 ($47) from Aer Lingus’s standard Smart one-way transatlantic fare. Like...

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