Showing posts from May 15, 2013

Dublin Airport continues to drive air traffic growth

                                                      The Irish Aviation Authority announced commercial terminal flights at Dublin Airport in April were up by 1.2% when compared to the same month last year, which reflects a continuing upward trend. On a cumulative basis, commercial terminal traffic for Shannon, Dublin and Cork airports for January to April 2013 was up by 0.3%, compared to the same period in 2012. Total flights in Irish airspace in April have decreased marginally by -1.1%, when compared to April 2012. There was a decrease of -1.6% in Ireland’s en-route traffic movements (flights that pass through Irish airspace but do not land) during April 2013, in comparison to April 2012.  Similarly, North Atlantic Communications flights (Europe /North America) saw a decrease of -1.6% in April 2013, when compared to April 2012. The April 2013 figures for the three State airports, when compared to the same month in the previous year are: Cork Airport: -1.1%  with an avera