Stobart Air, formerly known as Aer Arann was established in 1970 by James Coen and Ralph Langan to provide a friendly, reliable, value for money air service to 1,000 islanders, located in Inis Mór off the west coast of Ireland with a fleet of BN-2 Islanders. In January 2010, Aer Arann and Aer Lingus announced the establishment of a franchise arrangement between the two airlines which saw Aer Arann operate a number of routes from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the UK under the Aer Lingus Regional brand.EI-R As a result of the challenging economic environment and the direct impact of volcanic ash disruptions, Aer Arann officially entered Examinership in August 2010. Aer Arann emerged from Examinership in October 2010 following a business re-structure and new investment.
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