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Dublin Airport Passengers Numbers Up 5%

Dublin Airport DUB+ passengers

Passenger traffic for the first two months of the year is already running 5% ahead of the same period in 2017.

The latest monthly traffic figures show that the airport had its busiest February on record, handling 1.8 million customers, a 3% increase over February of last year.

The February numbers would have been even higher but for the impact of adverse weather at Dublin and at other European airports during the month.
In all, more than 3.8 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport during January and February, which is a 5% increase on the first two months of 2017.

February passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 4%, with more than 890,000 people travelling.
UK traffic declined by 2% compared to February 2017 with almost 737,000 passengers travelling. Passenger volumes to and from North America grew by 20% to more than 152,000.

Other international traffic, mostly to and from the Middle East increased by 11% to more than 61,000 passengers in February.
Over 8,000 passengers took domestic flights to and from Dublin representing an 18% increase over February 2017.
The number of transferring passengers who used Dublin Airport to connect to another destination increased by 11% to more than 65,000 during the month.

So far this year, more than 152,000 passengers have connected through the airport, an increase of 10% on the same period last year.

15th March 2018