Showing posts from March 11, 2013

Dublin Airport grows business from Northern Ireland

Picture: Courtesy of Dublin Airport Authority  Dublin Airport Authority continues to grow business from Northern Ireland as over 521,000 passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last year up 15%.  The DAA stated 70% of the traffic  by Northern Ireland residents was for holiday and leisure purposes and 20% for business purposes with 75% of the traffic being point to point and 25% connecting. Interesting 62% of all passengers travelling to the Island of Ireland use Dublin Airport. DAA Public Affairs Director, Paul O’Kane said “Dublin Airport’s business from Northern Ireland is booming, last year 521,000 Northern Ireland passengers travelled through Dublin Airport, which is equivalent to almost 30 per cent of the population of the North. Dublin Airport has an unrivaled route network with direct flights to 170 destinations, we have invested in new facilities in recent years to offer our passengers a much improved travel experience, and the new road network has made travelling fro