Review of Aer Lingus flight Orlando Dublin in Economy

Airline Aer Lingus
Flight EI120
Class Economy
Seat 18E
Aircraft Airbus A330-200
Flight time 08:15
Take-off 16 Feb 13, 19:00
Arrival at 17 Feb 13, 08:15
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Published on 24th July 2016

After a truly epic week spent in Orlando, Palm Beach and Miami it was time to return home to Ireland!



The aircraft for this evening's flight turned out to be A330-200 EI-DUO, the same aircraft which I flew to MCO on. My phone died just as we got to the airport so unfortunately no photos were taken until I could charge my phone at my seat onboard!

After a very exciting windy takeoff the initial drink and snack service began.

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Shortly afterwards the main meal was served. Expecting something similar to the dog food served on the outbound flight from Dublin, I was astounded to be served this great meal!

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The food was really great this time around, and even included real Irish butter!

After the meal another drinks service was held, blankets and extra cushions were handed out to those who wanted them. For the remainder of the night I rested and watched a few TV programmes - and of course the flight map on the PTV!

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An hour before landing a light breakfast was served. It was quite nice and was an ample portion for that time of the morning.

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Being seated in the middle meant that unfortunately no photos could've been taken of the outside, but the landing at Dublin was nothing out of the usual and a speedy disembarkation followed. At that time of the morning there were no queues, and so I was out of the airport in 20 mins.
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Verdict

Aer Lingus

7.8/10
Cabin8.0
Cabin crew8.0
Entertainment/wifi7.0
Meal/catering8.0

Orlando - MCO

6.5/10
Efficiency6.0
Access6.0
Services8.0
Cleanliness6.0

Dublin - DUB

9.3/10
Efficiency10.0
Access9.0
Services9.0
Cleanliness9.0

Conclusion

This was my first time to fly Aer Lingus long-haul and I was impressed. The cabin and seats were very comfortable although the food could be more consistent in terms of quality. All in all a great trip, and I hope to fly Aer Lingus long-haul again some time soon!

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1 Comments

  • Comment 359868 by
    MrMax 144 Comments

    Glad to hear that you had a good flight, and thanks for this flight report!

    From my experience, EI has very good food

    I think it is EI protocol to assign certain planes to certain routes, which explains why you got the same plane as on your outbound flight

    Looking forward to more flight-reports on EI!!!

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