Aer Arann Islands is a regional airline based in Ireland, specifically established to cater to the transportation needs of the Aran Islands, located off the west coast of Ireland. Historically rooted, the airline has been an essential connection for the residents of these islands to the mainland, providing a lifeline of travel and essential goods transport. With its core ethos grounded in safety, reliability, and community service, Aer Arann Islands has etched a name for itself as an indispensable player in regional Irish aviation.
The primary focus of Aer Arann Islands is providing aerial connectivity between the three Aran Islands – Inishmore, Inishmaan, and Inisheer – and the mainland, operating out of Connemara Airport in County Galway.
Aer Arann Islands operates a fleet of small aircraft tailored to cater to the unique demands of island transport. This includes the Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander, an aircraft known for its durability and suitability for short airstrip landings, crucial for the short distances between the islands and the mainland.
Official site: www.aerarannislands.ie