“Aer Lingus Deal Will Expand IAG‘s Long-Haul Connections” – Iberia CEO

“Aer Lingus Deal Will Expand IAG‘s Long-Haul Connections” – Iberia CEO

“I am confident that the deal will go through and that it will be good for us and Aer Lingus,” Luis Gallego, Iberia’s Chief Executive, said yesterday in Madrid when he met Irish travel media attending FITUR with Gonzalo Ceballos, Director, Spanish Tourism Office.   “The Aer Lingus hub in Dublin, combined with BA’s in […]

January 29, 2015 | By More
Aer Lingus Board Indicates Willingness to Recommend IAG Offer

Aer Lingus Board Indicates Willingness to Recommend IAG Offer

IAG has indicated that it would only proceed with its third proposal to buy Aer Lingus for €2.55 per share with an indication from the Board of Aer Lingus that it would be willing to recommend the financial terms of the Revised Proposal. Having considered this request, the Board has indicated to IAG that the […]

January 27, 2015 | By More
Ian MacArthur Joins Click&Go

Ian MacArthur Joins Click&Go

Ian MacArthur, who is well known in the travel trade from his over 10 years with Falcon Holidays, has been appointed Product Administrator by Click&Go.   Paul Hackett, Chief Executive and Co-founder of Click& Go, told Irish Travel Trade News: “Yes, Ian has joined the product team – we upped the role to reflect his […]

January 27, 2015 | By More
Europe Airpost Announces Dublin to Halifax and Paris Services

Europe Airpost Announces Dublin to Halifax and Paris Services

French airline Europe Airpost is to operate a new direct scheduled B737 summer service between Dublin and Halifax, Novia Scotia, from 9th July until 11th September and will compete with the WestJet service from Dublin to St John’s, Newfoundland. The aircraft will also serve Dublin to Paris CDG.    Europe Airpost, the French subsidiary of Dublin-based ASL […]

January 27, 2015 | By More
Passport Office Launches New Irish Passport Card

Passport Office Launches New Irish Passport Card

The Passport Office today unveiled the design of the new Irish Passport Card that will be accepted for travel within the European Union and the European Economic Area and will be available from mid-July.   Unveiling the card at the Passport Office in Dublin this morning, Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, […]

January 27, 2015 | By More
Wendy Wu Tours Will Work Through Travel Agents

Wendy Wu Tours Will Work Through Travel Agents

Specialist Asia tour operator Wendy Wu Tours has launched its programme in Ireland. The well respected tour operator has decided to produce dedicated packages for the Irish market, initially with two brochures.   John Booty, the newly appointed  Manager for Ireland, told Irish Travel Trade News that all packages are fully commissionable and that they […]

January 27, 2015 | By More