Aer Lingus, the Irish airline, has announced they will be opening four brand new routes from Britain to Shannon. Many of the new flights will be flying from a variety of airports all across Britain as Aer Lingus continues to increase its operations and opens up the southwest region of Ireland to more people than it ever has before. Following up on the launch of the franchise activity from Dublin and Cork Aer Arann, who operated Aer Lingus Regional, announced that Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol and Birmingham will be having new Irish route launched as well. Tourists all over the country will have easy access to most any part of the country with daily flights being available Manchester and Glasgow while Bristol and Birmingham will have six weekly services operating as well. The increase of these operations will probably be popular with tourists who are always looking for ways to save money and find cheaper holidays in this period of post recession. As Ireland continues to be a well-liked and cultural location for holidays, by increasing the access to this area of a country that some people may have not seen before could become quite popular for people looking for a quick holiday and cheap flights.