Aer Lingus announces new 'Sky Dine' experience

From: Aer Lingus
Published: Fri Feb 01 2013

Aer Lingus has announced its new premium three course meal choice, 'Sky Dine', available to pre-order now for customers travelling in economy class on transatlantic flights between Dublin, Shannon and the USA. The first meals will be delivered on board on the 14th February.

The meals, created by Aer Lingus Head Chef James Keaveney in close partnership with Sean Cotter from Catering, North America, are each complimented by a choice of red or white.

The Steak House meal consists of fillet of beef, sautéed potatoes with onion, spinach topped with tomato tartar, mushrooms and served with peppercorn sauce. Chocolate mousse by Lily O’Brien or cheesecake, is served for dessert.

The Cod with Salsa Verde meal option is a fillet of cod topped with salsa verde crust, served with baby potatoes and steamed fresh vegetables. Dessert is a delicious seasonal fruit salad.

A third option is Chicken stuffed with Irish black pudding, wrapped in bacon, served with colcannon mash potato and steamed root vegetables. Chocolate mousse by Lily O’Brien or cheesecake is served for dessert.

Speaking of the new product launch, Director of Retail, Caroline Hanly said: "We are delighted to announce the launch of our transatlantic pre-order premium meal service. All customers receive a complimentary meal on board our transatlantic service but with Sky Dine, additional choice is available for customers who wish to the upgrade their dining experience."

Similar to the Sky Deli Pre-Order Meal Service on flights to UK and Europe, customers travelling on USA flights can pre-order up to 90 days in advance of travel while making their booking or by adding it to an existing booking via the "Manage Booking" facility on

About Aer Lingus:
Aer Lingus was founded by the Irish Government in April 1936 to provide air services to/from Ireland. The first flight, from Dublin to Bristol, took place on May 27th 1936.

Aer Lingus' low-cost, low fares model is centered on maintaining low unit cost, offering one way fares, maintaining effective fleet utilisation and developing the Aer Lingus brand. Consistent with this low-cost model, Aer Lingus' primary distribution channel is its website where customers can find a number of low cost flights (including cheap European flights), as well as take advantage of the Aer Lingus check in app, purchase travel vouchers and peruse other Ireland flight deals.

Aer Lingus provides a cargo transportation service on some of its scheduled passenger routes, including flights to the USA and Europe. Aer Lingus provides mail transportation services between Ireland and the United Kingdom.

PR Contact:
Declan Kearney
Aer Lingus Corporate Communications
Aer Lingus Head Office
Dublin Airport
Co. Dublin
PA 06-39
00 353 86 6172702
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