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Aer Lingus Partnerships

Codeshare and Partner Airlines

The relationships that exist between Aer Lingus and its airline partners are key to its core mission of connecting Ireland with the rest of the world and the rest of the world to Ireland. Aer Lingus remains the only Irish airline with direct links into other airline networks. The airline is continuously evaluating opportunities with airline peers to enable further connectivity both into and out of Ireland.


United Airways Codeshare services between Ireland and North America.
KLM logo Codeshare services between Dublin and Amsterdam and also Cork and Amsterdam.
British Airways Codeshare services between Dublin, Cork, Belfast and London Heathrow.
jetBlue logo Services between Ireland and North America/Caribbean.
aerlingus_regional.jpg Services between Dublin, Cork, Shannon and the UK.
etihad_logo.gif Services between Dublin and Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat and Bahrain.

JetBlue Partnership

JetBlue logo

Two Airlines. One Transaction. Endless Possibilities.

Regardless of where you are traveling from and where you are going to, Aer Lingus and codeshare partner JetBlue Airways makes it easy to get there. In one simple transaction you can book your flight between Aer Lingus and JetBlue cities.

Convenient connections are available from 30+ JetBlue operated US cities and 20+ Aer Lingus operated European destinations through New York’s JFK or Boston’s Logan Airports. Together, we ensure a hassle free experience with dedicated professionals taking great care of you from booking, to baggage handling, the conclusion of your journey.

*Please note that codeshare is pending receipt of government approval.

JetBlue Route Map


While Aer Lingus sell seats 11 months out, JetBlue schedules are extended for a shorter period, selling seats 6-10 months out.

Connection Information

Connecting in New York

Customers connecting to or from a JetBlue flight will arrive and depart from JFK's Terminal 5. Baggage will be transferred to your final destination.

Connecting in Boston

Aer Lingus flights arrive and depart from Boston Logan's Terminal E. JetBlue flights arrive and depart from Terminal C. It is a short 5 minute walk between Terminals E and C. Baggage will be transferred to your final destination.

Advanced Seating

Passengers will be able to select their seats on Aer Lingus flights after payment is confirmed. Seats on JetBlue are automatically assigned however passengers may call (800) 657-427 (in Ireland) or (800) JET-BLUE (in the US) to request specific seating for JetBlue flights. Passengers will need to quote the JetBlue booking reference on the first page of the email confirmation.

Aer Lingus/JetBlue Connecting Baggage Allowance and Fees

Between Ireland and USA

  • Economy Class - Low Fare: 1st bag free,
    €75/$100 baggage fee for 2nd and subsequent bags - weighing up to 23kg (50lb) per bag.
  • Business Class - 3 bags weighing up to to 23kg/50lb each carried free of charge
  • Excess weight fee is charged for any bag over 23kg/50lb
  • The weight of any one piece of baggage must not exceed 32kg/70lb
  • Baggage fees are collected at the airport of departure

Cabin Baggage

Cabin baggage is restricted to one piece per passenger, weighing under 10kg/22lb in total. It must fit into an overhead bin or under your seat.

Changes & Refunds

Changes for this booking must be made through Aer Lingus. The change fee for Low Fares is €100/$150 per person in each direction, plus any difference in cost between the original price paid and price available at time the change is being made.

Changes, subject to availability, can be made up to 2 hours prior to scheduled departure of flight. Changes permitted from same country of origin only.

Aer Lingus and JetBlue Low Fares are nonrefundable, except that for flights to/from the United States, you may cancel the ticketed reservation without penalty and receive a full refund provided that you cancel the reservation within 24-hours after making it if the reservation is made one week or more prior to a flight's departure.

Changes or cancellations to itineraries must be made through Aer Lingus.

IRL: 0818 365000
8:00am - 6:00pm Mon - Fri & 9:00am - 5:00pm Sat & Sun
USA: 800 984 3512
8:00am - 8:45pm ET Mon - Fri & 9:00am - 6:15pm ET Sat & Sun


Unaccompanied minors under the age of fourteen will not be accepted by either carrier for connecting flights. Young passengers fourteen and older may travel unaccompanied. A Form of Indemnity must be completed at each origin airport. Young passengers will not be escorted to and from connecting flights.


With the exception of service animals, pets will not be carried on connecting flights.

Frequent Flyer Program

Aer Lingus Gold Circle

Customers may enter their Gold Circle number during the booking process to earn credit on the Aer Lingus flights within their journey.

JetBlue TrueBlue

TrueBlue is JetBlue's customer loyalty programme. To receive TrueBlue points for a JetBlue flight, customers must visit and either log in or register for the TrueBlue program. After logging into TrueBlue customers can request TrueBlue points for their flight by clicking on the "Request Points" link on the right-hand side of the page. Customers can apply for points on upcoming flights booked, or request "retro credit" for any trips taken on JetBlue within the last 90 days.

United Partnership

United logo new version

Aer Lingus has a codeshare agreement with United Airlines. Services are between Ireland and North America.

Getting there is easy with our seamless booking process, coordinated baggage handling, and simplified reservations, ticketing and check-in.

Aer Lingus Gold Circle members are able to earn points on trans-Atlantic flights operated by United and redeem points for travel across the United network. Additionally, Aer Lingus customers are also able to earn points on select United domestic flights.

Members of the United Airline's Mileage Plus® program are able to earn miles on the code share routes and may redeem Mileage Plus miles across the Aer Lingus network.

New Lounge Agreement with United Airlines: Aer Lingus Business Class customers travelling to / from the US and beyond via Chicago only on Aer Lingus codeshare flights operated by our partner United Airlines can now enjoy a seamless travel experience with access to United Airlines airport lounges.

Business class passenger connecting to / from United Airlines flights now have access to United Club lounges at airports including Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Minneapolis.

To access the United Airlines lounge simply present your Aer Lingus Business Class boarding pass and your United Airlines boarding pass at the following airports.

United Codeshare

Aer Lingus & United services to/from Ireland via Chicago
Atlanta*, GA Memphis, TN
Austin*, TX Miami, FL
Charleston, NC Minneapolis St Paul*, MN
Charlotte, NC Milwaukee, WI
Cincinnati, OH Nashville, TN
Cleveland, OH New Orleans, LA
Columbus, OH Oklahoma City, OK
Dallas Fort Worth*, TX Omaha, NE
Dayton, OH Orange County*, CA
Denver*, CO Phoenix*, AZ
Des Moins, IA Pittsburgh, PA
Detroit, MI Portland*, OR
Grand Rapids, MI Raleigh-Durham, NC
Greensboro, NC Sacramento, CA
Houston*, TX San Diego*, CA
Indianapolis, IN San Antonio*, TX
Jacksonville, FL San Francisco*, CA
Kansas City, MO Salt Lake City, UT
Knoxville, TN Seattle*, WA
Las Vegas*, NV St.Louis, MO
Lexington, KY Tampa, FL
Los Angeles*, CA Tulsa, OK
Louisville, KY Wichita, KS
Aer Lingus & United services between Ireland and Canada via Chicago
Calgary, AB Edmonton, AB
Toronto, ON Vancouver, BC
Winnipeg, MB  

*Aer Lingus Business Class Passengers may be eligable for Lounge Access at these airports. See information above.

Aer Lingus Regional

Aer Lingus Regional

Aer Lingus has a franchise agreement with Irish regional airline Aer Arann under which Aer Arann operates a number of routes under the Aer Lingus Regional brand, livery and flight code. Aer Arann is an independent airline and will continue to operate other routes outside the scope of the franchise agreement.

This franchise agreement will enable Aer Lingus passengers to book flights through and all other Aer Lingus sales channels on a range of new services to/from Dublin and Cork, which will be operated by Aer Arann as Aer Lingus Regional on Aer Lingus' behalf and to our high standards of customer service, quality and hospitality.

The agreement will provide Aer Lingus passengers with increased services, in particular to the UK, a greater choice of frequency on services to regional UK markets and improved connectivity to/from Aer Lingus' Transatlantic network.

Etihad Codeshare


Aer Lingus has proudly partnered with AbuDhabi-based airline Etihad Airways. In one transaction on you can now book your flight between Dublin and multiple destinations in the Middle East, Malaysia and Australia.


Connection Information

Connecting in Abu Dhabi

Etihad flights between Dublin and Abu Dhabi operate into and out of from Terminal 3 in Abu Dhabi. Within the same terminal you can connect to your onbound flights to Australia, Bahrain, Malaysia and Oman. Etihad’s Terminal 3 at Abu Dhabi airport is an exclusive facility for our guests. Opened in February 2009, you’ll enjoy this modern, spacious and luxurious terminal.

Partnership Policies

When flying on either a direct or a connecting Etihad codeshare itinerary it's important that customers note the travel policies of the partnership which differ from those of a direct or connecting Aer Lingus service.


Web Check-in: You can web-check-in for your Etihad codeshare flight on You must use the Etihad reference number as on your confirmation email.

Airport Check-in: Use the Etihad check-in desk for all flights. In Dublin this is located on the Ground floor at Terminal 2. Check-in at Abu Dhabi is located in Terminal 3.

Airport Check-in times

At Abu Dhabi:
Check-in opens 4 hours before the scheduled time of departure.

All airports except Abu Dhabi:
Check-in opens at least 3 hours before the scheduled time of departure. 


Seating will be assigned at the airport check-in desk on the day of departure.

Checked Baggage Guidelines

  • If connecting in Abu Dhabi you can check your bags through to your final destination.
  • Passengers can check-in 2 bags free of charge.
  • Baggage fees will apply for 3rd and subsequent checked bags.
  • Excess weight fee is charged for any bag over 23 kgs (50lbs).

Baggage Fees

For details on all baggage fees see the baggage section of the Etihad website.

Cabin Baggage

  • One single piece of cabin baggage.
  • All carry-on must be within the size dimensions of 60cm x 35cm x 20cm.
  • Your carry-on must fit inside the gauge units at the airport & not exceed 7 kgs in weight.

Changes & Refunds

Changes for this booking must be made through Aer Lingus. Change fee is €100/$150 per person in each direction, plus any difference in cost between the original price paid and price available at the time the change is being made.

Changes, subject to availability, can be made up to 4 hours prior to scheduled departure of flight.

Changes are permitted from same country of origin only.

Name changes are not permitted.

Refunds are not permitted on Aer Lingus/Etihad Airways connecting itineraries.

Changes or cancellations to itineraries must be made through Aer Lingus.

Special Assistance

Check Special assistance facilities with Etihad here.

Contact details

For Etihad codeshare bookings on contact the Aer Lingus helpdesk for any assistance required regarding your booking.

Passport and Visa Information

It is each passenger's responsibility to know what the health, passport and travel visa requirements are for the countries that you will be travelling to.

The IATA Travel Centre website has up-to-the-minute information about what you will need for where you are going. You will be able to find out what your health, passport and visa needs will be for each country that you will be visiting. You can also find out customs, currency and airport information for your destination.

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