Inter, also for Thomas

first_imgUndoubtedly, that of Thomas partey be one of the names of the next market transfer If that not before sign the renewal with Atlético that has been on his table since October. And it will be for several reasons. The first because its clause of rescission, in these moments of so only 50 million, It is almost like a ‘bargain’ cartel for many clubs. The second because ‘girlfriends’ come out with each passing day. Nowadays fundamental to Simeone (That last season, even when he had Rodrigo Hernández and Thomas on his team, he told the sports management that ‘the irreplaceable’ was the Ghanaian) He is key in the Atletico midfielder for his physical power, for his stealing the ball, for his forcefulness and for those shots from outside the area that, when it loads the leg, is taken out of the boot. You can call them Thomashawk. A continuity that conditions the future“Get out? Sometimes it’s not a decision only from the player, also from the club. If Atlético loves me, I’ll be here until they don’t love me and then we’ll see what we do, “said the footballer a few months ago regarding his continuity. The truth is that there are three footballers who at the moment determine the future of Atlético in the short term: Lemar and Costa, whose outputs depend on the tickets, and Thomas, of whom Simeone can not imagine other than at your side. As much as Arsenal, United, Roma love him … And now also Inter. Arsenal and Manchester United They already have warned that this summer they want him and they’re going to go after him. But in Calcium his name is also on the agendas. The last one, from Inter, whose interest is in addition to that of Rome, as reported by the English press these days. The intention of the Athleticyet it still remains to silence all those siren songs with a renovation to match of its benefits. In other words, a millionaire salary and a clause that is no longer a bargain for anyone: 100 million. last_img read more

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NU, UP dominate their way to finals berths in UAAP badminton

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Brownlee admits Ginebra got outplayed in Game 2, vows next game will be different MOST READ In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide Defending champions National University and University of the Philippines continued to tear the house down in their respective divisions to earn outright Finals berths in the UAAP Season 80 badminton tournament Thursday at Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall.The Bulldogs continued to stay unscathed in the men’s division, dispatching their last foe University of the East, 5-0, to gain entry to the championship round.ADVERTISEMENT DAY6 is for everybody Alvin Morada, Keeyan Gabuelo, and Alem Palmares hoisted NU’s flag in the singles category, while tandems of Morada and Palmares, as well as Christian Cuyno and Mike Minuluan as the Jhocson-based crew went unbeaten in six matches this year.The Bulldogs have now gone undefeated through 33 ties harking back to 2014, and will be waiting for its best-of-three Finals date next week.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogUP claimed the twice-to-beat advantage in the men’s stepladder semis after turning back La Salle, 4-1, behind singles’ bets JM Bernardo and CK Clemente and doubles’ squads Betong Pineda and Paul Gonzales to rack up a 5-1 record.University of Santo Tomas forced a three-way tie for third place with a dominant 5-0 victory againstAteneo, and has moved up to third place thanks to the quotient system. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The Green Archers and the Blue Eagles face off for the last semifinals ticket in the men’s division on Friday.Meanwhile, UP turned back Adamson, 4-1, to proceed to the Finals after a six-tie sweep of the eliminations.La Salle bagged the second-seed, which comes with a twice-to-beat incentive, after pulling off a 4-1 win over NU, while Ateneo silenced UST, 5-0.The Lady Eagles and the Lady Bulldogs clash in the first of the step-ladder semifinals on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT How to help the Taal evacuees Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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Give teachers their due

first_imgDear Editor,WPA is dismayed by the inability of the Government to arrive at an amicable settlement of the wage issue with the Guyana Teachers Union. What is even more frightening is the Government’s apparent indifference to the threat of industrial action by the teachers. Rather than trying harder to arrive at an agreement, the Ministry of Education, according to reports, appears to be more concerned with hiring scab labour to counter the teachers’ threat. This insensitivity towards the teachers’ reasonable demands is at odds with President Granger’s strident education activism and advocacy for increased and improved access to quality education by our children.WPA stands with the teachers in their just demands for a living wage, and in their civil right to take legitimate action in pursuit of those demands. Both the right to a living wage and the right to strike are sacred rights for which successive generations of Guyanese fought and died. WPA takes a dim view of any Government that seeks to violate those rights, and urges the leadership of the Coalition Government to avoid that course of action. This Government must, at all cost, prevent a collision with teachers; it is not good for the country or for the image of the administration.It is no secret that a central aspect of our deteriorating public education system is the state of the teaching profession. Compared to many countries in our region, Guyanese teachers are very poorly paid. According to most informed observers, this has in turn negatively affected both the morale and the quality of work of the teachers. It stands to reason, therefore, that any improvement of our education outcomes must be partly premised on improving the quality of instruction in the classrooms.It is in that spirit that WPA unequivocally supports the teachers’ demands for increased wages. We see this as an indispensable incentive for improved teacher instruction. Improving the wage package for teachers creates the conditions for Government to better hold the teachers accountable for improved practice and better outcomes. Better wages for teachers will not automatically turn around the performances of students; much more needs to be done. But if teachers are better compensated, the opportunities for more commitment by teachers would be enhanced.From the political angle, WPA feels the Government is committing political suicide by picking a fight with teachers, most of whom voted for the Coalition. It is bad politics to alienate your supporters on a matter that could be easily solved. We therefore urge the Government to give the teachers their due. It would be an economic boost for teachers, and that would have direct and indirect impacts on the state of education, while ensuring that a key electoral bloc is not alienated.Sincerely,Working People’sAlliancelast_img read more

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EBOLA Was Discovered by Healthmap.org Several Days Before WHO Reported It

first_img“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old” ― Peter F. DruckerLast week I wrote about the continuous role that ICTs have been playing in the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. Many of those who read that article agreed that indeed, the current Ebolo virus outbreak has confirmed the essential role and impact of ICTs on societies. In continuation of that discourse, today, I have chosen to discuss another “development” in the global healthcare landscape that has been around for a while but gained a space on the global spotlight as a result of the Ebola Virus Disease. This “development” is called HealthMap.org and it has become controversial in recent times.Before going further, let me provide more information on why HealthMap is being discussed today in the international print and electronic media. Nine days before it was officially reported by the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa had been spotted by HealthMap which is an online tool run by experts in Boston. HealthMap flagged a “mystery hemorrhagic fever” in forested areas of southeastern Guinea which was later determined to be Ebola.HealthMap was developed and is being managed by a group of 45 researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children’s Hospital. The software uses algorithms to scrub tens of thousands of social media sites, local news, government websites, infectious-disease physicians’ social networks and other sources to detect and track disease outbreaks.  Being cognizant of the humongous amount of data on the internet, some of which are totally irrelevant, HealthMap uses  a set of sophisticated software filters to sift out irrelevant data, categorize the relevant information, identify the types of diseases and maps their locations with the help of experts. The greatest advantage that HealthMap has over other similar tools is that it has access to non-official online channels which enabled it to gain access to the March 19 news report in the Kenyan publication, the Standard News. The newspaper carried a story that quoted a Guinean health official describing 23 recent deaths due to hemorrhagic fever in a region where bush meat is regularly consumed.HealthMap was introduced in 2006 with a core audience of public health specialists, but that changed as the system evolved and the public became increasingly hungry for information during the swine flu pandemic. The HealthMap website (www.healthmap.org) is freely available and it has a mobile app known as ‘Outbreaks Near Me’, that delivers real-time intelligence on a broad range of emerging infectious diseases for a diverse audience including libraries, local health departments, governments, and international travelers. It amalgamates disparate data sources, including online news aggregators, eyewitness reports, expert-curated discussions and validated official reports, to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. Through an automated process, updating 24/7/365, the system monitors, organizes, integrates, filters, visualizes and disseminates online information about emerging diseases in nine languages, facilitating early detection of global public health threats. The software used to develop the HealthMap tool are all Open Source Software with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, & PHP/Perl), being used as the primary platform. In addition, HealthMap uses other web tools including Google Maps, GoogleMapAPI for PHP, Google Translate API and Xajax PHP AJAX library. Our Ministry of Health and Social Welfare can learn from HealthMap by collaborating with local ICT professionals, to replicate similar initiative and design a data-driven innovative information gathering system that collects data on infectious disease from hospitals within all counties of Liberia. This system will be programmed to provide public alerts based on algorithms, in the event it flags a dangerous virus or disease. This will help improve our health sector which has already proven to be wanting.Many of our age-old health problems can be tackled by using 21st century technology. A lot of Liberians are now regular internet consumers and see it as a first point of call for medical information. In addition, we have a high mobile technology penetration which has increased access to content placed on the internet. ICTs are a great enabler, for everything including education, security, business, healthcare, etc. We should make adequate and prudent investment in them (ICTs) and leverage them for economic development.Finally, if anyone still has doubts about the extent to which ICTs are transforming the economies of the world, I would say that person is still frozen in time. Why? Because even the hypothesis that ICT can raise the quality of life in nations, pre-dates the evolution of the Internet. The fight against the Ebola Virus Disease has made this evident and products of ICT such as HealthMap further assure us that ICT provides ways for us to “spot” deadly diseases before they become an epidemic.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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PPP questions real motive for secrecy

first_imgUS$18M bonus scandalAs Guyanese continue to reel from the cloud of secrecy sounding the US$18million bonus from US oil giant ExxonMobil, the Opposition People’s Progressive Party is questioning the real motive behind the secrecy.Opposition Leader Bharrat JagdeoChartered Accountant Christopher Ram had previously revealed that Government had received a US$20 million bonus from ExxonMobil; however, despite denials from the Government, documents leaked to Guyana Times showed that a bonus was indeed received and put in an account at the Bank of Guyana.However, it has turned out that US$18 million are in the hands of the state from ExxonMobil. On Saturday, reaffirming its General Secretary’s call for the Government to resign, the PPP questioned the Government’s real motive for secrecy.The party stated that Guyana is being rocked by the worst scandal it has had to face in decades. It pointed out that the refusal by the Government to disclose the ExxonMobil signing bonus, the emphatic denial of its very existence by several ministers – including Finance Minister Winton Jordan — coupled with the disclosure that the bonus was received (and) unlawfully hidden from the public accounts, with no entry of same in the state accounting records, constitute infamy that would catapult any democratic Government out of office by resignation.According to the party, this “outrageous ignominy” is exacerbated by the fact that the Guyanese population has had to endure hundreds of unprecedented new tax measures which have devastated their disposable income; and there have been no job creation policies but there has been unparalleled incompetence in Government.The party added that there has been “nepotism, racism, discrimination, Government squander-mania, widespread dismissals in the sugar belt, and a deliberate refusal by the Government to assist the productive sectors, all of which are ailing in a stagnated economy.”This, according to the party, happened while the Government “secretly paid themselves a 50 per cent increase in salaries, increased their per diem overseas travel allowance, now permit ministers to travel overseas with their spouses with taxpayers’ money, arrange for ministers to seek medical attention in Ireland with public funds, and equips almost each Minister with brand new sports utility vehicles.”The party made no bones about its scepticism regarding the sincerity of Government’s promises of prosperity from the oil wealth for the ordinary citizen. According to the PPP, Guyanese are now witnessing that the first major payment from this sector was cloaked in secrecy and hidden from public scrutiny and the Treasury.“This singularly fortuitous event should debunk the Government’s prophecy that the ordinary Guyanese will benefit from oil money. It should be clear to every sensible Guyanese that, like the “good life”, whatever oil money we received or are to receive, only the Government and their families and friends will enjoy it.”Signing bonusThe shady transaction first came to light when Guyana Times published a leaked correspondence dated September 20, 2016 and addressed to the Governor of the Bank of Guyana with this subject: “Signing bonus granted by ExxonMobil – Request to open bank account.”It shows that Finance Secretary at the Finance Ministry, Hector Butts, has requested that a foreign currency account be opened at the Bank in order to receive a deposit in the form of a ‘signing bonus’ to be given by ExxonMobil.The letter stated, “This account should not be treated as part of the Bank’s reserves. Instead, the proceeds should be held in the currency of the deposit, that is United States dollars, and invested in secured interest-bearing securities.”The missive also listed the signatories to the account as Finance Secretary at the Finance Ministry, Hector Butts; Deputy Finance Secretary, Louise Bouyea; Accountant General (Acting) Jawahar Persaud, and Deputy Accountant General Jennifer Chapman. The letter was also copied to Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman.Condemnation has already flowed in from the Transparency Institute of Guyana Incorporated (TIGI) and from Ram himself. The Government has been slammed for being given the opportunity, but refusing, to come clean on several occasions.After the fact, Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman defended the secrecy by saying the money would be used to defend Guyana’s sovereignty in the legal process.last_img read more

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Cops for Cancer makes pit stop in Fort St. John for pancakes

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Participants in the 16th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de North bike ride stopped in at the Pomeroy Sport Centre for a pancake breakfast this morning.The twenty riders, comprised of RCMP officers, Paramedics, Sheriffs and civilians from the North Peace region  took a break to refuel in the Energetic City this morning. RCMP Constables Tristan Williams, Rebecca Bojczuk, and Amy McGuire with the B.C. Sheriff Services from Fort St. John are participating in this year’s event, which started in Williams Lake last Tuesday.Constable Taylor Callens from Williams Lake is taking part in his first Tour de North. Callens said that since his uncle was diagnosed with terminal cancer last year, he wanted to help raise awareness by taking part in the 840 km bike ride.- Advertisement -Funds from this year’s ride will benefit paediatric cancer research and Camp Goodtimes. The Fort St. John riders are hoping to raise $30,000 for the event. The trio are close to their goal, having raised $21,000 at the Fort St. John Jail n’ Bail nearly two weeks ago.The tour made a stop at the Taylor Elementary School at 10:30 a.m., and are set to finish up at Northern Lights College’s South Campus in Dawson Creek at 3:00 p.m.last_img read more

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Chelsea down Burnley to close on top four

first_img0Shares0000Victor MosesLONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Chelsea kept their outside chances of chasing down Tottenham Hotspur for a place in next season’s Champions League alive as a much-changed side secured a 2-1 win at Burnley.At the other end of the table, Southampton crept closer to relegation as a 0-0 draw at Leicester leaves the Saints still four points off safety with just four games remaining to save themselves. Chelsea closed to within five points of fourth-placed Spurs, but Mauricio Pochettino’s men also have a kinder run in than their London rivals.Southampton and Chelsea meet for the second time in eight days in a FA Cup semi-final on Sunday after Antonio Conte’s side came from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at St. Mary’s on Saturday.And with the Cup representing Chelsea’s last chance at silverware this season, Conte left Eden Hazard and Willian on the bench as Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata started together up front for the first time.Burnley’s opening day 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge was an early indicator as to how the season would develop for both sides with Sean Dyche’s side now dreaming of qualifying for European competition for the first time since 1967.However, Burnley’s hopes of leapfrogging Arsenal into sixth were dealt a blow by a first defeat in seven games.Conte has lamented Chelsea’s inability to take their chances all season, and it was another night to forget for club record signing Morata as he passed up a host of opportunities to score just his third goal of 2018.Morata endured another tough night in front of goal.The Spanish international’s first clear opening was well saved by England World Cup hopeful Nick Pope low to his right.Pope, though, could arguably have done better when the opening goal arrived on 20 minutes as he punched Victor Moses’s cross into the onrushing Kevin Long and the ball ricocheted off the defender into his own net.Much worse was to come for Morata on the hour mark when he burst clear on goal, but, with just Pope to beat, side-footed wide of the target.That miss looked like it could be the turning point in the game when four minutes later Burnley levelled in fortuitous fashion.Joey Gudmundsson’s long-range effort was heading well wide until it deflected off Ashley Barnes to completely wrong-foot Chelsea ‘keeper Thibaut Courtois.Just minutes later, though, Chelsea retook the lead when Moses fired in low at Pope’s near post from Emerson Palmieri’s cross.Morata then stormed off the field in disgust at himself as he was replaced by Hazard for the final 20 minutes.But despite some delightful touches by the Belgian, Chelsea had to settle for victory by the finest of margins.At the King Power, Leicester manager Claude Puel took his revenge after Southampton sacked the Frenchman despite finishing eighth and reaching the League Cup final last season by pushing his former employers closer to the drop.In a game of few clear-cut chances, Shane Long had Southampton’s best effort as he was denied by a point-blank save by Leicester’s reserve goalkeeper Ben Hamer.At the other end, Alex McCarthy also made a smart stop from Jamie Vardy as Southampton at least stopped a run of four straight league defeats.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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The Minister’s statement on World Mental Health Day 2019

first_img“Earlier this year, we launched ‘A Pathway to Hope,’ our roadmap to improving mental health and addictions care for everyone in B.C. We’re putting an initial three-year priority on transforming mental health and substance use care for young people: improving services, integrating services and bringing services to meet youth and their families in their homes, communities and schools. We know that if we start early, we can prevent challenges from becoming bigger down the road.“Our roadmap includes increasing access to counselling services with $10 million in grants to community agencies that offer no-cost or low-cost counselling. Because access to mental health care should not depend on the size of your bank account.“It takes a lot of courage to ask for help, which is why conversations are key. Reaching out to people with compassion and understanding is the best way we can work together to support people in need.“If you are worried about someone who is showing warning signs of suicidal thoughts and behaviour, it is important to reach out, talk to them and help connect them to professional supports.Advertisement VICTORIA, B.C. – Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has issued the following statement regarding World Mental Health Day:“Today marks an important opportunity for people around the world to bring mental health issues out of the shadows and into the light.“This year, the focus of World Mental Health Day is suicide prevention. The impacts of suicide are devastating for families and friends in communities large and small. Indigenous peoples, especially youth, are over-represented as they have shouldered an intolerable burden of mental health and addictions challenges, and intergenerational trauma – the legacy of residential schools, racism and colonialism.- Advertisement -“Many people do not come forward and ask for help because of the stigma that surrounds mental health issues. This must change.“People often feel stereotyped or judged, and as a result are far less likely to reach out for help. But slowly that is changing. People are transforming the way they talk and think about suicide, depression and people living with mental health challenges. More and more, people are starting to see that mental health issues are not moral failings; they are health conditions. And they deserve to be treated that way.“Suicide is preventable when we work together as a community and as a province to build stronger connections to one another and when we break down the walls of silence that keep people from reaching out.Advertisement “Together we can create healthier and stronger communities, and that begins with providing early supports to those who need it. It’s going to take all of us working together, so we can get to a place where everyone, regardless of age or income, can ask for the help they need and receive it when and where they need it.”Supports for suicide prevention; Crisis Association of B.C., a network of crisis lines available 24/7: 1 800 784-2433 Kids Help Phone, open 24/7: 1 800 668-6868 In partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, KUU-US Crisis Response Service provides 24/7 access to culturally safe crisis support to all Indigenous peoples in B.C.: 1- 800-588-8717.last_img read more

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Lots of questions as long trip starts

first_imgBy Matthew Kredell STAFF WRITER For a team trying to find its identity during an abbreviated training camp, the Kings might have difficulty remembering where they are from by the end of the upcoming trip. After playing San Jose in an exhibition game at Staples Center on Tuesday night, the team was scheduled to board a plane to Denver. By the time the Kings return home, the month will be over, the regular season will have begun and tough roster decisions will have been made. Following an exhibition against Colorado today, the Kings go to Las Vegas for another one Saturday, then to Austria for a two-day exhibition tournament before starting the regular season against the Ducks in London. The Kings spent just nine training-camp days in El Segundo, not enough time to fully answer any of their preseason questions. The goalie position remains up for grabs among veteran Dan Cloutier, minor leaguer Jason LaBarbera, newcomer Jean-Sebastien Aubin and emerging 19-year-old Jonathan Bernier. Bernier, the team’s 2006 first-round pick, got the start Tuesday and further muddled the discussion with another solid performance. Facing six power plays and constant pressure in his nearly 30 minutes of play, Bernier stopped 18 of 20 shots and made a couple of impressive saves. Expected to spend the season in juniors, Bernier has been perhaps the team’s best goalie thus far. “I learned a lot last year and I’m ready for this,” Bernier said. “I don’t want to go back to juniors. My focus is to play here.” Kings down Sharks Dustin Brown scored the deciding goal in a shootout to help the Kings beat the Sharks, 6-5. The Kings had taken a two-goal lead early in the third period when Brown and Brady Murray scored within a 3:12 span. Graham Mink quickly drew San Jose within a goal, scoring just 19 seconds after the goal by Murray. Defenseman Doug Murray then tied the score, 5-5, with just 3:15 remaining in the third period. Dan Cloutier stopped all three San Jose attempts in the shootout. Kyle Calder and Brian Willsie each had a goal and two assists for the Kings and Derek Armstrong added a goal. Roster almost set The top three lines appear set with Anze Kopitar, Michael Cammalleri and Dustin Brown forming the top one, Michal Handzus, Ladislav Nagy and Patrick O’Sullivan on another and Derek Armstrong, Alexander Frolov and Kyle Calder on a third. Defensive pairs are shaping up as Rob Blake and Lubomir Visnovsky, Brian Stuart and Tom Preissing and Jarislov Modry and Jack Johnson. The fourth center position was cleared up Tuesday when contenders Trevor Lewis and Marc-Andre Clich were among six players sent down to American Hockey League affiliate Manchester. That leaves Brady Murray and Jeff Giuliano competing for the spot. Others sent to the minors were defenseman Joe Piskula, center Ted Purcell, center Scott Parse and left wing Matt Moulson. That got the roster down to 33. Grinders or energizers? Coach Marc Crawford needs to decide what makeup he prefers on the fourth line, a physical, grinding group or an energy trio that can score. “We got a lot of options this year, and that’s a very positive happening for the Kings,” Crawford said. “You can see our depth is better. … We have a lot of people that can fit into those roles, and we’re trying to see what the best options are.” matthew.kredell@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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DD TRAVEL: AER LINGUS LAUNCHES 400,000 SEAT SALE – FOR NEXT WINTER!

first_imgBY DD TRAVEL EDITOR TIM HEDGLEY: Aer Lingus will help to keep the cold at bay this winter as it launches its short haul programme for Winter 2016/2017 boasting 400,000 seats to the sun – the airline’s largest ever as part of a winter schedule.Lanzarote comes out on top with 100,000 seats available from Dublin, Cork and Shannon.This 15% increase is a result of increased frequencies from Dublin of seven to eight flights per week combined with upgrades to a larger A321 aircraft at weekends. Cork will now operate four weekly services to Lanzarote, offering more than 6,000 extra seats. Malaga remains a firm winter sun favourite for couples and families alike with over 80,000 seats available. From October 2016 through to March 2017 Aer Lingus will operate nine weekly services from Dublin and Cork will see a 25% increase in seats with four weekly services planned for winter.Key highlights of the Aer Lingus Winter 2016/2017 schedule include:Almost 50% more seats on Aer Lingus from Dublin to Faro with an increase from three to five weekly servicesA daily service will operate from Dublin to Lisbon for the majority of the winter programmeMore than 50% growth on the Dublin to Fuerteventura route with three weekly services launched for winterDublin to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria will increase from three to four flights per week (10% more seats) across November, the Christmas period, as well as February and March20,000 seats to Tenerife as Aer Lingus increases the service from three to four times weekly during key periods across winter.Aer Lingus Chief Commercial Officer, Keith Butler said: “The 2016 winter programme is firmly focused on sun as we have grown our shorthaul routes to the sun by 15%. While traditionally summer is the time of year when people jet off to warmer surroundings, winter is certainly picking up pace as many opt for a second boost of sunshine to see them through the often harsh Irish winter. “This winter we have particularly invested in Lanzarote as this is a top choice for Irish holidaymakers, whether they be couples, young families or groups of friends alike. The Canary Islands and Malaga remain firm favourites for winter sun and we’ve boosted these routes with greater frequency to meet the strong demand.”Flights to all winter destinations go on sale today on aerlingus.com with great each way fares, including taxes and charges, starting from:Dublin to Lanzarote €74.99Dublin to Malaga €49.99Dublin to Faro €34.99Dublin to Lisbon €34.99Dublin to Fuerteventura €74.99Dublin to Las Palmas €74.99Dublin to Tenerife €74.99Cork to Lanzarote €79.99Cork to Malaga €59.99www.aerlingus.com DD TRAVEL: AER LINGUS LAUNCHES 400,000 SEAT SALE – FOR NEXT WINTER! was last modified: April 7th, 2016 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:aer lingusdonegal daily travellast_img read more

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