Any time a country or region imposes any sort of visa stipulation - even if it’s a waiver - the travel industry sighs a collective groan, knowing the obstacles and headaches to come.
TORONTO — When clients fly Aer Lingus, they get Ireland and a whole lot more.
The airline’s nonstop flights from Toronto to Dublin offer seamless connections from Canada via Ireland to Great Britain and continental Europe.
From Dublin passengers can fly on to a long list of destinations if they choose, including Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Bristol, Brussels, Cardiff, Doncaster, Donegal, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Hamburg, Isle of Man, Kerry, Leeds Bradford, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nice, Paris and Southampton.
Onward flights require a change of plane and may be operated by Aer Lingus partners Stobart Air (operating Aer Lingus Regional), British Airways and Flybe. Some destinations are seasonal.
Plus, in addition to direct flights from Toronto, Aer Lingus with its partners including Air Canada and WestJet offers connecting service from many Canadian cities, including Calgary, Edmonton, Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Regina, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, St. John’s NL, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg.
Business Class passengers can relax with lie-flat beds, priority boarding, gourmet cuisine and a 16″ HD TV screen.
The airline also has a new Revival Lounge in Dublin, and offers onboard WiFi on A330 aircraft.