Aer Lingus - Flight Cancellations

Important information about Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus Plane

With destinations around the world, Aer Lingus offers many affordable flights. The airline is the flag-carrier of Ireland and the second largest in the country, behind Ryanair. After the formation of Aer Lingus in 1935 it has since been bought by the International Airlines Group who have continued ownership over the last 5 years.

Throughout the decades, the airline has grown in fleet size and routes. The most recent service growth is within the expansion to America to Philadelphia and Seattle which launched in 2018. This development is also reflected in their service. Their reputation has improved, and is now considered to have friendly staff, be customer-focused and have a high-quality service. Consequently, it has been rated 4 stars by Skytrax World Airline Awards.

The impressive fleet includes 7 different types of aircraft, either owned by or flying on behalf of Aer Lingus. The large fleet include a mixture of Airbus’ and Boeing; in total there are 52 aircraft in-service.

Flying to Britain is this Irish airline busiest routes; another frequent flight is to North America. Unfortunately, passengers of Aer Lingus experience the occasional delay, cancellations and even an overbooking. Consequently, passengers may be eligible for a flight compensation claim.

  • Short Distance

    Short Distance


    Up to 1500km

    (e.g. London - Edinburgh)

  • Medium Distance

    Medium Distance


    Up to 3500km

    (e.g. London - Athens)

  • Long Distance

    Long Distance


    From 3500km

    (e.g. London - Tokyo)



Don’t take any excuses! Vouchers for food or hotels don’t negate the airline’s responsibility to pay your compensation

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