A Donegal woman proved the sky is not the limit when she was announced as Aer Lingus’ two millionth 2023 transatlantic flight customer on its service to Florida.
Natasha Doherty from Kilmacrennan, made the milestone trip on flight EI 121 from Dublin to Orlando with her partner Redmond Doherty.
Natasha revealed herself and Redmond were actually off on their honeymoon!
And to celebrate, the pair were upgraded to business class for the trip.
Susanne Carberry, Aer Lingus Chief Customer Officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Natasha and Redmond on board Aer Lingus and celebrate our two millionth transatlantic passenger so far this year.
“This represents a significant milestone for Aer Lingus, following our largest ever transatlantic schedule this summer.
“Over the past 10 years we have grown our transatlantic network from 6 routes to 19 in 2023, including adding new direct services from Manchester to North America.”
Natasha was delighted with her lucky ticket.
She said: “It was such a dream come true to find out at check-in that we have been upgraded to Business class on our flight to Orlando!
“We’re off on our honeymoon and this is the perfect start. Thanks so much Aer Lingus for this wonderful memory!”
Summer 2023 has seen Aer Lingus operate its largest-ever schedule, with over 2.25 million seats to North America on sale across 19 direct routes from its UK base in Manchester, Dublin and Shannon.