Airlines Serving Ireland
Airlines Flying to Ireland
A full list of scheduled airlines serving Irish airports – both in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
From servicing the Aran Islands in Galway Bay to providing the only inner-Irish network and (more recently) international flights Aer Arann's growth has been an Irish success story.
Aer Lingus still is Ireland's official flag carrier - though the former state-owned airline has been privatized a few years ago an has been dwarfed by competitor (and shareholder) Ryanair.
Air Baltic is a fairly new airline, concentrating on the Scandinavian and Baltic market but also operating Irish connections.
Canada's flag carrier has a long tradition of service and should need no introduction - though even Irish travelers are sometimes surprised that Air Canada operates from airports on the Emerald Isle.
The flag carrier of France, Air France maintains an extensive, world-spanning network of routes serviced with a modern and reliable fleet.
The small budget airline concentrates on connections from Ireland to the Southwest of England.
One of the big names in the airline industry, American Airlines (AA) has weathered several storms and looks to be here to stay. Irish connections were streamlined.
Belavia is one of the lesser-known airlines, despite being flag carrier of a large European state, namely Belarus.
British Midlands has long played (a very successful) second fiddle to British Airways, but should be regarded as a major British airline.
Bmibaby is the daughter airline of British Midlands, concentrating of cost-effective short-haul flights.
The flag carrier of the United Kingdom and an institution in its own right, British Airways is a behemoth with routes literally around the world.
A fairly new player on the budget- or "no frills"-scene, Centralwings is a Polish airline trying to compete with Ryanair and easyJet.
Cityjet is a Dublin-based subsidiary of Air France, providing short-haul services to and from Ireland.
Continental is one of the major US airlines providing a transatlantic link to Ireland.
Czech Airlines - CSA
Successor of the former Czechoslovakian airline CSA, Czech Airlines is the flag carrier of the Czech Republic.
One of the largest airlines of the world, Delta is a well-established presence in the transatlantic market and also serving Ireland.
One of the most successful and lasting European low-fare airlines, easyJet concentrates on battling Ryanair at Belfast.
Estonian Air is the flag carrier for the small Baltic Sstate of Estonia - and provides a dedicated Irish service for ex-pats and travelers.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), provides a direct connection to Ireland to the UAE.
Euromanx is a relatively young airline (2002) serving the small island between Great Britain and Ireland.
Flybe is a budget airline with its main focus on the British market, flybe also provides handy connections from Ireland.
Scottish budget carrier Flyglobespan entered the Irish market in 2007 by providing transatlantic services out of Knock.
A low-cost carrier from Germany (as the name implies), Germanwings focuses on the tourism market. The network is extensive and includes Ireland.
Spanish flag carrier Iberia serves worldwide destinationa and provides direct flights to Ireland.
Since 2003 Jet2.com are active as a passenger airline, but they have over thirty years commercial aviation experience as Channel Express.
Lithuanian Airlines - flyLAL
The Lithuanian national carrier Lithuanian Airlines - flyLAL provides services between Vilnius and Dublin.
LOT Polish Airlines
The flag carrier of Poland has a comprehensice network focusing on connections to and from Poalnd, including Irish connections.
Germany's flag carrier Lufthansa is one of the leading airlines in the world, but ist Irish services are low-key.
Luxair (Luxair Société Luxembourgeoise de Navigation Aérienne SA) is the flag carrier airline of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and provides a service to Dublin.
Malev Hungarian Airlines
Malev is the Hungarian flag carrier and has established frequent direct flights to Ireland since the east-European country edged into the European Union.
A small airline specialising on short-haul flights, mainly to and around the Isle of Man, Manx2.com also provides services between Belfast and Great Britain.
Ryanair is one of the worlds largest airlines in passenger numbers - and one of the original budget or no-frills airlines.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
SAS is the flag carrier for Denmark, Norway and Sweden, a trans-Scandinavian joint venture.
SkyEurope is a Slovakian low-cost airline with its main base at M. R. Stefanik Airport (BTS) in Bratislava, Slovakia - some Irish connections are on offer.
Spanair S.A. is an airline based in Palma de Mallorca and mainly serving the tourism markets – including routes from Ireland to Spanish resorts.
Swiss was there to pick up the pieces when Switzerland's national airline (and close competitor) Swissair spectacularly imploded a few years ago.
Turk Hava Yollari (THY) is the state airline of Turkey. It has an extensive European and Middle-Eastern route network, including flights to Ireland.
US Airways, one of the older airlines, is providing worldwide services, including a link between the USA and Ireland.
The Nigerian offshoot of the Virgin group provides services to and from the West-African country, Ireland was added as a destination in late 2007.
The Hungarian-based budget airline started operation in 2003 and has built a strong presence in Eastern Europe.
XL Airways has suspended operations with effect from Friday 12 September 2008.
Zoom has suspended operations with effect from 19:00 hrs on Thursday 28 August 2008.