Dublin's Transatlantic growth Dublin Airport will set a new record this year with more than 1.8 million passengers expected to travel on flights between North America and Dublin during 2013. This year already almost 1.3 million transatlantic passengers have travelled through Dublin, which is a 14% increase on the same period in 2012. This summer, Dublin Airport had 224 flights to and from North America every week, which is the equivalent of 32 flights per day. Dublin Airport is also benefiting from an increase in transfer business to the United States and Canada, as passengers from Britain and continental Europe are choosing to travel to North America via Dublin Dublin Airport Authority’s Strategy Director Vincent Harrison said "Transatlantic traffic is growing rapidly at Dublin Airport and the previous record for passenger numbers travelling to the United States and Canada will be comfortably exceeded this year.
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This week Dublin Airport played host to a number of European regional carriers operating a series once-off charters , also a number of charters in connection with tonight's Ireland Vs Sweden International Football Match in the Aviva Stadium ,breaking the monotony of Aer Lingus and Ryanair whom dominate aircraft movements. Courtesy: Paul Doyle G-LCYJ Embraer ERJ-190SR c/n 19000339 British Airways CityFlier operated a London City-Dublin-Edinburgh charter as BAW7307/8 on Wednesday. Courtesy: Paul Doyle ES-AEC ERJ170LR c/n cn 17000107 Estonia Air this afternoon operated an inbound charter. Malmo Aviation made a welcome return to Dublin for tonight's Swedish match with SE-DJR c/n 2392 for the Swedish match. The first visit of LN-WDE DHC-8-