Airlines Aer Lingus unveils new livery

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Aer Lingus has unveiled a new livery over the course of a brand refresh.

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The Irish flag-carrier airline has presented a new aircraft livery over the course of a ceremony held at Dublin. Incorporated into the new livery are the country´s green colours and the symbolic shamrock on the tail. Overall, there is more white on the fuselage but the engines are now in green colour, too.

With the new brand refresh, Aer Lingus hopes to be recognized as a modern and contemporary Irish brand. Moreover, the livery is a symbol of the carrier´s new and ambitious plans to become the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic.

Sean Doyle, Chief Executive Officer, Aer Lingus said: “Aer Lingus is a modern Irish international success story, built on hard work, enterprise and the commitment of our people. We’re delighted to unveil our brand refresh today, which comes more than 20 years after Aer Lingus last invested in new brand livery, and reflects our position as a modern, contemporary airline. Aer Lingus has had exceptional success in recent years: adding new routes, new aircraft, new jobs and new opportunities for colleagues and guests alike.”

A first Airbus A330 (EI-EDY) and an A320 (EI-CVA) have been repainted so far. It is expected, that Aer Lingus will change the colour of all fleet members over the coming years. In 2019, Aer Lingus expects to take delivery of four A321neo. With them, the carrier hopes to become one of the major airlines on transatlantic routes.

Mike Rutter, Chief Operating Officer, Aer Lingus added: “The new look Aer Lingus livery consolidates our position as a modern, contemporary Irish airline on the international stage, but also allows guests who have always loved our brand to maintain a positive affiliation.”

Aer Lingus is the flag-carrier airline of Ireland and was founded 83 years ago in 1936. Its major operational hub is at Dublin Airport, form where the carrier serves several European and intercontinental destinations. The fleet currently includes 34 Airbus A320s, three A321s, 13 A330s and four Boeing 757-200s.

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