Our inaugural Manchester to New York flight takes to the skies

Our second transatlantic service from Manchester took off earlier today with the departure of our new non-stop flight to New York from Manchester Airport.

Aer Lingus flight, EI45, from Manchester to New York, JFK took to the skies earlier today as we expand our transatlantic services for our UK customers.

Pictured are Aer Lingus Cabin Crew Niamh Keegan and Nicola Carooza Nicol; Darren and Frankie Edwards with Savannah Edwards aged 8 at the front. from Birmingham, the first passengers on our inaugural flight from Manchester Airport direct to New York, JFK.

The new route is our first direct service between the UK and the United States and offers more choice to the 22 million people living in the airport catchment area. The new service departs daily at 12:35 and arrives into New York’s JFK airport at 16:15 local time.

This exciting launch follow our 20th October inaugural flight from Manchester to Barbados. Our first Manchester to Orlando flight takes off on 11th December.

An innovative and sustainable travel experience

From 3rd December, passengers flying Aer Lingus to JFK will experience the new Airbus A321LR single aisle aircraft. The new state-of-the-art aircraft promises a more innovative and sustainable travel experience, boasting greater fuel-efficiency, with a 15% reduction in fuel burn, compared to a A321CEO and a 50% reduction in noise footprint compared to previous generation aircraft.

Offering both Business Class cabin with 16 fully lie-flat seats, fine dining and complimentary wi-fi, and Economy Class cabin with complimentary meal and snack and soft drink in-flight, and top inflight entertainment, including the latest movie releases, TV boxsets, games and music.

Get your travel documents approved before travel with VeriFLY

In order to make travel easier, we’ve partnered with VeriFLY. By downloading the VeriFLY app and uploading Covid-19 related documentation required for their destination, Aer Lingus customers can ensure that all of their Covid-19 related documentation is verified before travel.

For fares and further information about flights from Manchester to New York, Orlando and Barbados, and US travel requirements visit www.aerlingus.com.