Record May Bank Holiday Expected At Dublin Airport

More than 367,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this May Bank Holiday weekend from Friday, May 4 to Monday May 7, 2018.

Passenger numbers are 8% up over the same weekend last year.

More than 2,600 flights will arrive and depart this May Bank Holiday at Dublin Airport as the summer holiday season gets underway.

daa’s Head of External Communications Siobhán O’Donnell “fourteen new routes and services are being added to Dublin Airport’s summer schedule in the coming weeks, giving our customers greater choice and flexibility.”

She added: “We have four new airline customers to Dublin this summer. Earlier this week Croatia Airlines started its new service to Zagreb and we also have Cathay Pacific starting direct services to Hong Kong, Hainan Airlines operating a new route to Beijing, and Icelandair launching a service to Reykjavik.”

This summer Dublin Airport will have flights to 195 destinations in 42 countries, operated by 56 airlines.

More than six million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first quarter of this year, representing a 4% increase, or an extra 248,500 passengers, compared to the same period last year.

4th May 2018