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Almost 1.6m Passengers in December at Dublin Airport

Almost 1.6m Passengers in December at Dublin Airport

Just under 1.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in December, an increase of 11% on the same period last year, while over 21.7 million passengers travelled through the airport in 2014, an 8% increase over the previous year.

Departing passengers at Dublin Airport T1

Departing passengers at Dublin Airport T1

 

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 13% with almost 708,000 passengers travelling to European destinations during the month. UK traffic recorded an increase of 7% in passenger volumes, with almost 650,000 passengers travelling in December.

Transatlantic traffic to North America grew by 7% with 135,000 passengers travelling on this route sector in December. Other international passenger traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East and Africa, increased by over 39%, with almost 67,000 passengers travelling this route sector in December.

Passenger numbers on domestic routes grew by 31% with almost 6,500 passengers taking domestic flights last month.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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