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Dublin Airport Had 1.7m Passengers in October

Dublin Airport Had 1.7m Passengers in October

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Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport exceeded 1.7 million in October, a 10% increase on the same month last year.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 13% with more than 910,000 people travelling to European destinations during the month.

UK traffic recorded a 4% increase with more than 605,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain in October.

Transatlantic volumes were up by 10% with more than 142,000 passengers travelling to and from North America during the month.

Other international passenger traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East, increased by  79% with just under 39,000 passengers travelling this route sector in October.

Passenger numbers on domestic services increased by 8% with more than 5,000 people travelling on domestic routes during October.

Just under 16.5 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport from January to October this year, an increase of 1% on the first 10 months of last year.

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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