Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.3 million passengers in July, making it the busiest month in the airport’s 78 year history.
Passenger numbers increased by 7% compared to last July as Dublin Airport welcomed more than 100,000 passengers every day during the month.
Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 6%, with more than 1.8 million passengers travelling to European destinations.
UK traffic increased by 3%, as more than 919,000 passengers travelled on routes between Dublin and UK destination in July.
The number of passengers travelling to and from North America increased by 15%, with almost 463,000 passengers taking transatlantic flights to and from Dublin last month.
In terms of other international traffic; to the Middle East, North Africa and the Asia Pacific region, increased by 19%, with almost 109,000 passengers travelling to these areas in July.
Almost 200,000 passengers used Dublin Airport as a gateway to connect onward to another destination in July, which was a 26% increase compared to the same month last year. Transfer passenger numbers, so far this year, have increased by 17% to more than 952,000.
Domestic passengers increased by 10% to just over 11,000 in July.
More than 18 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport between January and July, which is a 6% increase over the same period last year. And more than one million additional passengers have been welcomed during the first seven months of the year.
15th August 2018