New Air Lingus Service Between Shannon Airport & Paris Charles de Gaulle Begins Today

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Rugby fans from Sligo and Galway heading out to Paris on the inaugural Aer Lingus Shannon to Paris Charles de Gaulle flight today (Friday 22nd September).  Left to right are Noel Molloy, Joe Shanahan, Brendan Kellers, Kevin Whiriskey, Stephen McDonald, Pat McDonagh, Kieran Brady and Seamus Brady.

A new Air Lingus service between Shannon Airport and Paris Charles de Gaulle begins today. 

The new route will run until January 7th, 2024, before taking a short break and recommencing on March 14th to October 29th, 2024.

The year-round service, timed to coincide with the Rugby World Cup, saw plenty of Ireland fans board the Airbus aircraft just in time for the Ireland vs South Africa match tomorrow.

Mary Considine, CEO of The Shannon Airport Group says the route provides a vital connection from Shannon to a major European City that will boost the West of Ireland economy, and also be of great benefit to the tourism trade all along the Wild Atlantic Way.

The new service will be a major boost for Shannon airport and is expected to be an extremely popular destination for leisure and business travellers. The service is timed to allow for passengers travelling from Paris to connect onwards from Shannon to New York JFK and Boston via Aer Lingus.Aer Lingus will fly twice weekly from Shannon to Paris from today.  From October 22nd the service will operate every Thursday and Sunday departing Shannon at 8.15am and arriving back into Shannon at 11.25am.