Here's a sight you don't see every day. Aer Lingus joined in on an acrobatic flying display by the Swiss Air Force.

The performance was part of the recent Bray Air Display.

Patrouille Suisse are the acrobatic display unit within the Swiss Air Force and do displays all around the world. This is the first time Aer Lingus have joined them.

We're not clear if

  • this is an additional income stream that British Airways have identified.

or

  • There's a secret plan to sell Aer Lingus to the Swiss Airforce instead

Whatever the reason it was very popular with the visitors to the show as they demonstrated in their tweets...