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Dublin Airport continues to drive air traffic growth

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                                                      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