Aer Lingus is the flag air carrier of Ireland. Aer Lingus is the national airline of Ireland, founded in 1936. It operates 67 aircraft on over 100 routes to destinations in the UK and Europe and flies 17 direct routes to North America. The airline carries more than 12 million guests per annum. Aer Lingus is Ireland’s only 4-Star airline, awarded by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organisation. The airline operates a fleet of Airbus aircrafts serving destinations in Europe, North America and northern Africa. It is a former member of the Oneworld airline alliance which it got separated of in the year 2007. Aer Lingus is not a formal member of any alliance but it has codeshares with Oneworld, Star Alliance and SkyTeam members, as well as interlines agreement with Aer Arann and JetBlue Airways. It is owned by RyanAir with a stake of 29.4%. The frequent flyer program for the airline is The Gold Circle Club. Fly.com can help you book the best suited flight with cheapest fares on Aer Lingus.