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Over 1.8 Million Passengers Used Dublin Airport in September

Over 1.8 Million Passengers Used Dublin Airport in September

More than 1.8 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in September, a 7% increase over the same period last year.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 8% with just over 1 million passengers travelling on this route sector in September. UK traffic recorded a 1% increase with more than 580,000 passengers travelling last month.

Transatlantic traffic to North America recorded a 7% increase as more than 178,000 passengers travelled on this route sector in September. Other international passenger traffic, principally flights to the Middle East and North Africa, increased by 92% with almost 45,000 passengers travelling to and from these destinations.

Domestic traffic fell by 17% with 6,000 passengers travelling this route sector last month.

Year-to-date passenger numbers have increased by 1% with almost 14.8 million passengers travelling through Dublin Airport during the first nine months of the 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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