QUIZ: Aer Lingus St Patrick's Day Special!

As we celebrated Saint Patrick's Day, we've a special Aer Lingus themed edition of the Key Aero Commercial Aviation Quiz! From its fledgling origins through to the latest developments - let's find out if the luck of the Irish is with you!

Question 1 of 10

1. Aer Lingus was officially registered as an airline in which year?

1930
1932
1936
1946

Question 2 of 10

2. Which city in Continental Europe was the first to be served by the airline on a scheduled basis?

Ghent (1938)
Nantes (1939)
Rotterdam (1945)
Paris (1946)

Question 3 of 10

3. The first Boeing 747 was delivered to the carrier in which year?

1970
1971
1973
1976

Question 4 of 10

4. When were Montreal and Chicago added to the Aer Lingus transatlantic network?

1966
1972
1977
1985

Question 5 of 10

5. In 1989, the first Boeing 737-400s joined the fleet. What was its standard passenger capacity?

128
146
152
156

Question 6 of 10

6. The word ‘Lingus’ is derived from the Irish word 'Loingeas'. What is its approximate English translation?

Fleet
Sea
Sky
Transport

Question 7 of 10

7. When did Aer Lingus move to the current Dublin Airport site?

1940
1950
1960
1970

Question 8 of 10

8. When was the Airbus A321 introduced into service with the airline? 

June 1997
May 1998
May 1999
August 2001

Question 9 of 10

9. In 2005, the last remaining Boeing type was removed from Aer Lingus fleet, making its core mainline operations all Airbus. What was the final Boeing in its roster?

Boeing 737-500
Boeing 737-700
Boeing 747-300
Boeing 767-200

Question 10 of 10

10. Emerald Airlines is the new franchise partner of Aer Lingus Regional. What aircraft is the backbone of the fleet?

De Havilland Dash 8-400
ATR 42-600
ATR 72-200
ATR 72-600

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Oh dear, the luck of the Irish certainly wasn't with you today...

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A rather lacklustre performance - check out our special Aer Lingus page to swot up for next time!

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