Two weekly flights by Aer Lingus between Dublin (DUB) and Miami (MIA) began on Friday, October 21. The last flight on this route by the airline, aboard an Airbus A330-200, was on March 27, 2020.
This will be the airline’s second Florida stop, adding to its service from Orlando (MCO) to Manchester and the Irish capital (MAN).
Data from Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO) acquired by Aviacionline shows that 56,937 passengers were transported between Dublin (DUB) and Miami in 2019. (MIA). For this northern winter season, the Irish airline will offer 1,878 seats per week on this route; this represents a 20% increase in capacity above 2019 levels.
«As the only airline operating direct flights to Miami from Ireland, we are also able to serve the UK and European market thanks to the seamless connections we offer to travelers transiting through Dublin,» said Susanne Carberry, Aer Lingus Chief Customer Officer.
«Restarting our Miami service is further evidence of our ambition to continue to grow our network in North America,» Carberry added.
As of November 2, the firm will operate three flights per week by adding a third service on Wednesday. The operating window for this seasonal route is from October 21, 2022, until March 24, 2023.
Promotional rates start at EUR 159 one-way and flights will be run using Airbus A330-300 aircraft with a capacity of 313 seats in two classes (30 Business Class/283 Economy).
The carrier’s transatlantic network is expanding with the addition of a new route to Cleveland (CLE) and the return of Hartford (BDL) for the summer 2023 timetable. Service between Dublin (DUB) and Miami (MIA) has been suspended.
Routes from Ireland to the United States are provided by Aer Lingus to New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Philadelphia (PHL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Orlando (MCO), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and, as of recently, Miami (MIA).