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Aer Lingus Pilots Call Off Strike

Carol Sottili

Good news for travelers going to Ireland this week: The pilots for Aer Lingus have decided not to stage a two-day walkout. Nonstop flights from Washington to Dublin that had been canceled are now on again.

Only four flights remain canceled: On Tuesday, Flight 104 from New York to Dublin and Flight 105 from Dublin to New York, and on Wednesday, Flight 122 Chicago to Dublin and Flight 123 Dublin to Chicago.

The airline said in a press release issued today that customers who have already been rebooked on alternative airlines and/or alternative dates may stay with those reservations. Or they can switch back to an Aer Lingus flight without penalty.

Passengers traveling within next 24 hours should call 516-622-4010, or go to

By Carol Sottili |  August 20, 2007; 3:39 PM ET  | Category:  Airline Industry , Carol Sottili
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