|A Busy Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport|
The airport authority recorded a positive trend in all market segments Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 6% with more than 1.2 million passengers travelling to and from European destinations during July.
Domestic traffic on routes to the City of Derry and Kerry Airport increased by 14% with almost 7,000 passengers.
Passenger numbers to and from the Middle East, increased by 19% with more than 54,000 passengers travelling these routes in July, following Etihad Airways introducing the Boeing 777-300ER on the Abu Dhabi route on 1st July.
Transatlantic traffic to North America increased by 16% with more than 221,000 passengers travelling on this route sector.
UK traffic increased by 5%, with more than 653,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain last month.
In the first seven months of the year more than 11.5 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport, a 5% increase when compared to the same period last year.
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