Aer Lingus Regional is a brand under Aer Lingus, primarily servicing commuter and regional routes from Ireland to destinations in the UK, France, and the Channel Islands, and within Belfast, Northern Ireland. Although previously operated by Stobart Air, the franchise shifted to Emerald Airlines in early 2022 after Stobart Air ceased its operations in mid-2021. Founded on 26 January 2010, Aer Lingus Regional has evolved significantly, expanding its presence, streamlining services, and partnering with various carriers for seamless operations.
As of August 2023, Aer Lingus Regional offers flights to a mix of active and terminated destinations across countries such as France, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, and the United Kingdom. Some prominent hubs include Dublin Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport. Noteworthy destinations include Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Douglas (Isle of Man), Saint Helier (Jersey), and multiple cities in the UK, including Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, and Edinburgh.
Aer Lingus Regional’s fleet, as of August 2023, consists of ATR 72-600 aircraft, all operated by Emerald Airlines. The total number of these aircraft in service is 17, with a seating capacity of 72 passengers each.
- IATA: EI
- ICAO: EAI
Official site: www.aerlingus.com