April passenger numbers up 11% to 2 million at Dublin Airport


Just over two million passengers used Dublin Airport in April, an 11% increase on the same period last year, according to daa.

Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe grew by 9% with almost 1.1 million passengers travelling to and from continental European destinations in April.  UK traffic increased by 13%, as almost 732,000 passengers travelled to and from the UK last month.

Transatlantic passenger volumes grew by 5%, with almost 165,000 passengers travelling to and from North America in April. Other international traffic, predominantly to the Middle East, recorded a 23% increase, as almost 62,000 passengers travelled to and from these destinations in April. Domestic traffic rose by 16%, with more than 6,000 passengers travelling on domestic routes in April.

Almost 6.8 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first four months of this year, which is a 15% increase over the same period last year.

This means that Dublin Airport has welcomed an extra 870,000 passengers so far this year.

May 15 2015


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