A total of 390,000 passengers are to expected travel through Dublin Airport over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday, April 19 until Monday, April 22, which is a 6% increase compared to last Easter.
“Over 2,600 flights are expected to arrive and depart this Easter Bank Holiday weekend” said Dublin Airport spokesperson Siobhán O’Donnell. “The Canary Islands and Spanish coastal resorts are the most popular sunshine destinations for passengers in search of sunshine this Easter and city breaks are also high on the agenda for those heading away” she added.
Monday is expected to be the busiest day of the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend with more than 102,000 passengers expected to arrive and depart through the airport that day.
Dublin Airport is also preparing for a busy summer season, with 23 new routes and services comprising six long-haul routes and 17 short-haul destinations.
More than 6.5 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport between January and March, representing an 8% increase, or an extra 460,000 passengers, compared to the same period last year.
Wednesday 17th April 2019