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Irish Commercial Aviation October Traffic bounces back ©

Irish commercial aviation October traffic had a positive trajectory as the Dublin Airport Authority and Irish Aviation Authority reported a strong October performance in very challenging market conditions. The Dublin Airport Authority announced Dublin Airport handled 1.7 million in October, a 10% increase on the same month last year ,with all market segments reporting positive traffic growth. Firstly traffic to and from continental Europe increased by 13% with more than 910,000 people travelling to European destinations during the month, traffic on domestic services increased by 8% with more than 5,000 people travelling on domestic routes during 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.UK traffic recorded a 4% increase