Join the line, lads.
Women departing on UK and European flights from Cork, Dublin, Shannon, Knock and Belfast today will be treated to Priority Boarding.
The gesture is being offered to female guests on 120 flights in honour of International Women’s Day, March 8th.
“As a company, Aer Lingus is committed to attracting a wide breath of talent.” said Rachel Izzard, Chief Financial Officer at Aer Lingus.”
“This International Women’s Day we celebrate our diverse female talent and our female guests.”
Women now make up 48 per cent of all employees at Aer Lingus with 33 per cent of all leadership roles, from cabin crew and engineers to flight dispatchers, finance and logistics.
Aer Lingus was also the first airline in Europe to employ a female pilot and currently employs twice as many female pilots compared to the average in the global industry.
The Aer Lingus Women’s Network LIFT (Let’s Inspire Female Talent) has been an important catalyst to recognise, enable and support the career progression of women in Aer Lingus over the last number of years, with a number of initiatives and mentoring programmes.