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Extra Aer Lingus seats

Aer Lingus Regional has added 1,300 extra seats on a number of popular routes to meet demand over the busy Christmas season.

The additional seats, across nine routes, will be made available from December 20 to January 3 and are split between Aer Lingus Regional services to and from Dublin and Cork Airports.

The airline has added seats on flights from Dublin Airport to Aberdeen and Bristol and from Cork Airport to Glasgow and Newcastle to meet demand.

Meanwhile, Ryanair said that 91pc of its more than 39,000 flights in November arrived on-time.