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Anonymous17 Mar 2012
Check in at LCY was quick and easy, although I was not offered window or aisle, not that it was a bother as there were only 15 of us on the flight.
Calling to gate was on time and a bus was required to take us to the aircraft. The crew member was polite and friendly and welcoming. Seats are a little cramped and could have been a bit uncomfortable if someone had been sat next to me.
During the flight complimentry tea and coffee was served. I had a tea which was fine and was also given a KitKat which was most acceptable.
We arrived early at IOM and bags arrived within around two minutes of arriving at the belt.
All in all a good experience17 Mar 2012
That was one of the last flights to operate under the Aer Arann brand.
The following is the text of an email I received from Aer Arann two days ago:
Dear valued customer,
We are delighted to announce that under an expansion of our existing franchise relationship with Aer Lingus, we will operate all of our services between Ireland and the UK, France and the Isle of Man under the Aer Lingus Regional brand from 25th March 2012.
All Aer Lingus Regional flights will be available for booking on http://www.aerlingus.com from tomorrow, Thursday 15th March. Further information on Aer Lingus Regional services, operated by Aer Arann is available by clicking the button below.
As much as I like Aer Lingus, I am sad to see the Aer Arann brand disappear: they operated a good service. However, on the plus side this might mean the accrual of Gold Circle points and benefits on all the former Aer Arann flights.
Pat17 Mar 2012
Thanks Pat – That would probably account for the Aer Lingus spoon, sugar and serviette. I’m travelling DUB-IOM on Thursday (22nd) so that will be my last Aer Arann.17 Mar 2012