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19th January  2010: A glimpse of summer sunshine has appeared in Galway with the news that Aer Arann’s popular Lorient route has returned for 2010.

Taking off on May 29th and operating until August 28th, the route offers easy, direct access from Galway and surrounding counties to Lorient , the gateway to the stunning Brittany region of France and also twin to the City of Tribes.

Flights from Galway to Lorient start from €79 one way including taxes and are on sale now at

Andrew Kelly , Corporate Affairs Director at Aer Arann said “Following the success of the service in 2009 we are delighted to once again offer Galway and its surrounding counties this convenient direct link to France and all it has to offer. We look forward to welcoming both regular and new passengers onboard this service from May 30th” .

Michael Moloney, Marketing Manager at Galway Airport said “ Lorient continues to grow in popularity and I have no doubt that we will add extra passengers onto the route this summer as people from the Midlands now have easier and quicker access to the airport by using the new M6 motorway – it couldn’t be easier to get to us”.

Flights from Galway to Lorient will operate every Saturday from May 29th with a second daily return flight beginning every Tuesday from June 22nd .

So beat the January blues and get booking your summer break to Lorient today. For further information on flight departure times, special offers and to make a booking, visit or contact Aer Arann reservations on 0818 210 210.

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