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Aer Arann Regional’s Karen McCarthy pictured at Waterford Airport launching the airline’s special air-rail promotion offering passengers travelling from Waterford to London Southend free train tickets to central London. See for details.

(Wednesday, 30th November 2011) It’s never been easier to get to London! Aer Arann Regional has teamed up with London Southend Airport to offer passengers travelling from Waterford Airport to London Southend free train tickets to central London.

Aer Arann Regional passengers can avail of this special offer by showing their boarding card at London Southend Airport railway station to receive a complimentary one way train ticket to either London Liverpool Street station or Stratford station – saving up to £14.30 on the cost of their railway transfer. This exclusive offer applies to all Aer Arann Regional flights to London Southend from 1st December 2011 to 4th February 2012 excluding 19th December to 2nd January.

Commenting on the offer Aer Arann’s Director of Corporate Affairs Andrew Kelly today said, “We are delighted to team up with London Southend Airport to offer our customers travelling from Waterford Airport to London Southend Airport even better value.”

“With this win-win special offer we are encouraging people in the South-East of Ireland to choose Aer Arann Regional’s Waterford – London Southend service as their low-cost, easy route to central London. By combining our low fares with a complimentary train ticket, passengers who fly with Aer Arann Regional can get to central London for a fraction of the price they would normally pay while benefiting from the hassle-free convenience that only regional airports like Waterford and London Southend can provide, he continued.”

Managing Director of London Southend Airport Alastair Welch said, “The team at London Southend Airport is committed to making the travel experience easier. We aim to deliver our customers from plane to train in just 15 minutes.  Up to eight trains an hour travel into London from the Southend Airport railway station. The journey into Stratford takes only 44 minutes while the trip into London Liverpool Street station takes 53 minutes. We are especially pleased to provide Aer Arann Regional passengers travelling to London over the Christmas season with exceptional value for money with this special railway promotion.”

CEO of Waterford Airport, Graham Doyle said, “This is a really great offer for people travelling from Waterford Airport to London over the Christmas season. Passengers benefit not only from convenient Aer Arann Regional flights but now also complimentary train transfers to either Stratford Station which gives access to Westfield Stratford City, Europe’s largest indoor shopping centre and the Olympic Park or to London Liverpool Street station which brings you right into the heart of central London.”

Aer Arann Regional flights from Waterford Airport to London Southend Airport start from €39.99 one way including taxes and are available for booking on

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