Dublin Airport announces increased frequency of flights to popular transatlantic destination

By Emma Nevin

Dublin Airport has announced an increased frequency of United Airlines flights to New York/Newark.

Flights from Dublin will depart twice a day from 24 April 2022.

Currently, United Airlines services to New York/Newark depart Dublin once a day.

Newark Liberty International Airport is located 14 miles outside of Manhattan.

The additional year-round service joins the airline's existing seasonal direct service from Dublin to Chicago, as well as seasonal direct services from Dublin to Washington Dulles and Shannon to New York/Newark that are planned to resume in 2022.

The news comes after it was announced that a a number of Aer Lingus flights to popular North American destinations are restarting next month.

Flights to Newark resume on November 14, while Orlando will welcome frights from Dublin starting on November 27.

There will be four flights per week to Newark, increasing to one per day on December 1, with fares starting at €149.

Dublin to Orlando will operate three times a week costing €169 each way.

Commenting on the increased frequency of the United Airlines flight to Newark, Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said: "United is a valued customer serving Dublin Airport for more than two decades and we are particularly delighted to see this increase in frequency, it’s a very welcome boost to transatlantic connectivity"

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