Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chicago to Knock
Ireland is not currently implementing any entry restrictions, but all travelers arriving in the country from areas except Northern Ireland are required to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form.
Travelers must complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form before arrival, at https://cvd19plf-prod1.powerappsportals.com/en-us/
From January 16, all arriving travelers (except those arriving from Northern Ireland) must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to their arrival. Children aged 6 and under are exempt from this requirement. International transport workers, including workers in aviation, maritime and road haulage sectors are also exempt from this requirement where they are traveling in the course of performing their duties. Anyone who arrives without a PCR test, is required to take a test within 36 hours of arrival.
All travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine period and must be undertaken at the address specified on the Passenger Locator Form. Persons who travel from another country to Ireland, and arrive via Northern Ireland, must also observe the mandatory quarantine regime.
Travelers may leave to take a RT-PCR test no less than 5 days after their arrival – if they receive written confirmation that the result of this test is negative/ ‘not detected’ their period of quarantine can end.
All travelers arriving from the Brazil and South Africa must complete the full 14 days of quarantine – regardless of whether they have a negative test result.
There some limited exemptions from the requirement to complete mandatory quarantine: Patients traveling for urgent medical reasons, international transport workers in possession of an Annex 3 Certificate; Drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles; Aviation and maritime crew, Gardaí/defence forces, while carrying out their duties, travel to the State pursuant to an arrest warrant, extradition proceedings or other mandatory legal obligation, diplomats, or travel to perform the function of or provide services to an office holder or elected representative, transit passengers who arrive for the purposes of traveling to another state, and who do not leave the port or airport.
There are currently 223,622 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in IE and 4,918 deaths as of May 8 2021
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 16h 00m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($435), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($900) and Aer Lingus ($1,015).
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "nice airline clean"
Cons: "is really nice I will flay with them they are ok"
Pros: "Low price via broker"
Cons: "Because I booked through a broker and saved hundred$ I couldn't bid for an upgrade or use points to upgrade. Also transfer to international (Terminal 3 to 5) at O'Hare is awful especially because you have to go through security again."
Pros: "Flight was quick"
Cons: "Small seat no recline very crowded"
Cons: "We got to gate after standing in the lobby 30 min prior to take off and they wouldn’t let us in gate . We were in the air lingus lounge waiting for the flight and the gate attendant said she called our name on speaker which she did not . We get to gate and they say we are no longer able to board the plane"
Pros: "Excellent! They quickly offered to help me board the plane since I walk with a cane. This was my first time flying Aer Lingus from Chicago to Dublin with a connecting flight to Leeds and I was impressed with their service and efficiency. I noticed the flight attendants were attentive and courteous to passenger needs throughout the flight which was 6 hours exactly. I have flown on many airlines and the service on Aer Lingus rates the highest for passenger satisfaction. Look forward to flying them again. Thank you!"
Pros: "Had to cacel this flight"
Pros: "The movies available, the plane was new"
Cons: "Due to a computer software malfunction our departure flight from ORD to Berlin was delayed 1.25 hours causing us to miss our connecting flight in Dublin. Very little updated information about our ETA was made available, the crew kept insisting that we were going to not miss our connection."
Cons: "My flight to Dublin from Chicago was delayed therefore my flight to Birmingham is even more delayed. Let’s just say, I’m really not happy. also, I had to pay to get my family to sit together and therefore ended up paying for some stranger ‘s seat. I will contact Aer Lingus"
Cons: "Poor customer service"
Cons: "The flight was booked through Jetfly and I tried to change the date. I ended up losing the entire ticket. No flight, no money. I talked to Jetfly at least 8 times and they kept confusing things, delaying things, and were not very helpful which caused me to miss any available flights."
Pros: "We got to Dublin"
Cons: "Cabin, seats, too many people in too small a space"
Pros: "Great crew. Great food. Great movie selection."
Cons: "The seats were bad seats. For a such a long flight, we couldn’t recline!! Not fun."
Cons: "The entire crew needs to be a little attentive to their passengers you could visually see when they needed to assist a guest it was a bother to them."
Pros: "Plenty of leg room. Friendly staff. Decent meal. Reminds me of how the airlines used to act."
Cons: "Didn’t serve wine"
Pros: "The boarding system made a lot of sense and was very quick. The captain was very informative and kept us up to date with delays."
Cons: "The cabin was so dry and the attendants didn't come by with water very often, Getting off the plane was horrible. We sat for over an hour while they fixed the door or bridge to the door, or something. We couldn't get off."
Cons: "Space was so limited it was just ridiculous"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable flight ever"
Pros: "The service was wonderful ! I’m handicapped and I was treated very well!"
Pros: "Everything wa on time"
Pros: "Loaded the plane from the back to the front which only makes since. Never got hit in the face by someone's carry on. Staff was very nice and clean cut. Looked and acted professional"
Cons: "Food and drink was continuous and they only turned the cabin lights off for the last 2 hours of overnight fllight"
Pros: "Loaded plane back to front. Organized."
Cons: "Hard seats."
Pros: "The crew were friendly but one side of the plane received water, coffee & tea after the meal but the other side didn't until the last snack. Again, one side got a hot snack and then they ran out so the other side only got cookies in a package."
Cons: "Broken suitcase. I have traveled quite a bit with these hard sided suitcases over the past six years and witnessed some pretty rough handling. None of that caused any damage, so I am not sure what they did to break one down the entire length."
Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"
Pros: "They boarded us in a very timely, organized and quick manner. The food was delicious and the flight attendants were awesome."
Cons: "Sitting in the middle seats, the flight attendants missed us for water offers and our tv's seemed stopped having any sound. I believed they overheated. After a couple hours, they cooled down and went on again. It was a very cold flight. I was so thankful for the blanket and that I brought my own also."
Pros: "Pleasant, courteous staff. Average room in economy. Less pressure and bustle at Dublin than bigger airports."
Cons: "No movies, no entertainment and the crew were not polite"
Cons: "We were told we would revive a seat at the bulkhead with a bassinet. We did not."
Cons: "Dodgy electronics, had to reset screen in headrest several times and never really worked. Sat 30 + mins in tarmac after landing waiting for a stand."
Cons: "I was rebooked on another airline - flight was fine but it cost me an additional 180 dollars for a seat assignment"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly"
Pros: "crew, professional. courteous"
Cons: "very little legroom despite seat bought for 55 dollars; bad quality headphones (bring your own if you want to watch a movie)"
Pros: "You lost the suitcase I needed for the next 2 weeks of my last family vacation in Europe. When I called for an update after 2 days (the promised notification from you was not made) I was told it was found and would be brought by courier to my Airbnb. When I called again, I found out it had arrived in Frankfurt but I'd have to come back to the airport to retrieve it. I had to cancel some plans and inconvenience my family because of your inept handling of my personal property. Other people were in line at the service desk to report their luggage lost. I'm VERY upset. I will avoid Are Lingus and BA in the future. NO LEG ROOM! (Crying, wailing infants the whole 7 hour flight--not your fault, but no sleep for any of us unfortunate passengers)"
Pros: "The cabin staff were pleasant as we boarded."
Cons: "The food was mediocre at best. No attempt to bring around water or other drinks between food to encourage hydration. When I went back to the galley to seek some water, all 3 attendants were asleep - 2 even had blankets over their heads! It did not seem like they were particularly into providing a pleasant experience for passengers."
Cons: "Online check in was terrible. Takes 45 minutes to get a hold of a customer service representative"
Cons: "The air conditioning on the plane flight from Chicago to Dublin was way too cold. I am was glad to have my winter clothes but I was still cold. Other than that the crew dis everything else to make the flight good."
Pros: "Generally good service. Clean plane and friendly staff."
Cons: "Seat in front of me broke into a reclining position. Made the flight uncomfortable. Although nothing could be done to fix it during the flight, it might have been nice if they had offered me a perk for the trouble."
Pros: "We got moved to Aer Lungus - I know same "group" but different. No big surprises that less comfortable than I expected with British Air."
Cons: "We arrived on time."
Pros: "Great boarding experience, good food"
Cons: "Speakers for entertainment were ridiculous, poor ear speakers made it impossible to hear selection. I opted to use my own ear buds and iPad for entertainment. Seating was very poor for an overnight flight I expected more room and at least would have liked to sleep with my head on the tray but with the passenger in front of me leaned back there was barely enough room to get up and use the bathroom"
Pros: "cordial staff shortest flight to our destination(counting hours of flying to Malaga from Chicago)"
Cons: "Tight seating"
Cons: "Our flights were changed numerous times."
Pros: "Their accents"
Cons: "Delays, missed connections, their proposed solutions to missed connections, their inability to hold connecting flights just a few minutes to allow passengers on a delayed flight to make their connection."
Pros: "The United has the option to stream on your device for this short leg. All you need is an app. It was very convenient. This is the future. Use your own device, headphones etc."
Pros: "Despite the three-hour delay and some frustrated passengers, the cabin crew stayed very calm and positive."
Cons: "The flight left about three hours late, which isn't really anyone's fault, but it would have been nice to be told more specifically what was going on (what the problem was, estimated time it will take, maybe ensure passengers that the airline is aware of all their connecting flights and are already placing them on new flights)"
Cons: "I don't like that if I get sick and have to go to a hospital and have to change travel dates, Aer Lingus has no policy to reimburse me for the flights I can't make. So I buy new tickets and lose the money on the old tickets. That is terrible customer service and makes other airlines more attractive."
Airlines flying from Chicago to Knock have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Chicago to Knock
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Chicago to Knock
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Chicago to Knock
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Chicago to Knock
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Chicago to Knock