Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Montreal are amongst the names in the frame. Pittsburgh has just paid British Airways a chunky sum to launch a service to the city next year which may rule that one out, given that the city presumably has a limited budget.
Services would launch in July 2019 as deliveries of 12 new Airbus A321 aircraft – adapted to be able to fly long-haul to the US East Coast – begin.
Given the low taxes charged on Avios redemptions on Aer Lingus, we will be keeping an eye on this. Our review of Aer Lingus business class from Dublin to Boston – which is better than BA Club World overall – is here.
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