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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Europe) Dec 18, 2012

Aer Lingus Aer Lingus Looks Forward to Summer 2012 With New Routes and Increased Frequencies. Aer Lingus has announced the addition of new routes and increased frequencies to its summer 2012 schedule. The airline will introduce flights to Verona and Stockholm to the already extensive summer schedule on offer which has holiday options for everyone, whatever the individual's budget or taste. Along with these fresh new sun and city break destinations, Aer Lingus is also set to increase frequency on thirteen of its other routes, including Faro, Perpignon and Zurich . Travellers can visit Verona, the home of Romeo and Juliet, and enjoy its world famous summer opera festival. For those who wish to take in a few days by the water, Verona provides the perfect gateway to the scenic Lake Garda, less than an hour away. Aer Lingus will be flying to the Italian city twice weekly. Aer Lingus will also offer new flights to Stockholm four times weekly. Describing the stylish Swedish capital as 'cosy yet cosmopolitan and effortlessly picturesque', 'Lonely Planet' listed the Swedish capital in its top ten cities to visit in 2012. The city boasts world-class museums and art galleries, most of which are accessible by foot for an easy, relaxing holiday. Director of Communications at Aer Lingus, Declan Kearney said: "In keeping with our commitment to providing customers with excellent choice and great value, we have increased our flying schedule on thirteen routes and are introducing Stockholm and Verona as new routes, with more announcements to follow later this month. We look forward to welcoming our customers on board in summer 2012." Aer Lingus continues to offer great value and excellent service including advance seat selection; caring and friendly staff to welcome travellers and airports situated in central, convenient locations to make holidays as seamless as possible. Notes to Editors: Aer Lingus will introduce increased frequencies on the following routes: From Dublin : London Gatwick, Faro, Lyon , Perpignon, Prague , Budapest , Zurich , Bologna, Milan , Malpensa, Helsinki , Stuttgart From Cork: Amsterdam , Faro Dec 15, 2011

Bmibaby, Lufthansa, KLM, JetBlue, Air Austral Airline Routes. Bmibaby will operate weekly East Midlands-Catania service May 27-Sept. 30, and 2X-weekly Belfast-Mahon service June 15-Sept. 24. Lufthansa will begin 3X-weekly Frankfurt-Shenyang-Qingdao Airbus A340 service March 26. KLM will launch 3X-weekly Amsterdam-Lusaka Airbus A330-200 service May 15. JetBlue Airways will start 2X-daily Fort Lauderdale-Kingston service April 30. Air Austral will launch 2X-weekly Saint Denis-Seychelles-Paris Charles de Gaulle Boeing 777-300ER service March 27. Dec 13, 2011

Boingo Wireless, Aeroporti di Roma Boingo Continues International Expansion with Two Airports in Rome. Boingo Wireless, Inc., the Wi-Fi industryOs leading provider of software and services worldwide, continues its international expansion efforts through new agreements with Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) to provide managed Wi-Fi services in RomeOs Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino (FCO) and G.B. Pastine Ciampino (CIA) airports. The new agreements make Boingo the exclusive Wi-Fi provider for the Ciampino airport, and a premium Wi-Fi provider for the Fiumicino airport, one of the top ten busiest airports in Europe. The Rome airport agreements represent an expansion of BoingoOs portfolio of managed airport Wi-Fi locations in Italy, joining BoingoOs existing networks at Malpensa (MXP) and Linate (LIN) airports in Milan, both of which launched earlier this year. ORomeOs airports are key European hubs for business and leisure travelers, serving more than 40 million passengers annually between them and counting,O said Bjorn Thorngren, director of business development in EMEA for Boingo Wireless. OThe expansion of our services to ItalyOs capital city airports will provide heavy data users and international travelers with a fast, convenient and cost-effective Wi-Fi solution.O OWe are very happy to have reached the agreement with Boingo as it confirms and strengthens the international vision of ADR,O said Lorenzo Passaro, director, administration and sales manager at ADR Tel SpA. OMobile data traffic is growing fast, and Internet connections to public Wi-Fi hotspots in Fiumicino and Ciampino airports are primary services we are giving to passengers, especially as smartphone and tablet connections are expected to overtake laptop traffic in the near future.O As part of the agreements, Boingo will broadcast its OBoingo HotspotO SSID via the ADR infrastructure and fully manage the user experience through walled garden sales pages and gateway hardware. The neutral host networks...

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