Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Dublin Airport traffic up 7% to 2 million passengers in July

                                                   
A Busy Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport 
Dublin Airport handled more than 2 million passengers in July a 7% increase on the same period last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority.

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.

                                               

Irish Aviation Research Institute © 7th August 2013 All Rights Reserved.

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