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Continued recovery in Irish air traffic-Irish Aviation Authority

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Ireland's Irish Aviation Authority announced total flights in Irish-controlled airspace in October increased by 4.4% when compared with the same month last year, with on average 1,512 daily flights during October 2013, the busiest day being 11th October with 1,718 flights.

IAA Chief Executive, Eamonn Brennan said "The October air traffic figures are very encouraging with strong growth in en route traffic reflecting the ongoing recovery in global aviation. Dublin continues to lead the domestic recovery and has recorded its eighth consecutive month of growth".

Flights for en route traffic (flights that pass through Irish airspace but do not land) showed particularly strong growth at 6.1% would indicative of the ongoing recovery in Europe and North America.

The IAA North Atlantic Communications service (Europe/North America) also saw encouragingly strong growth of 5.4%.

On a cumulative basis, commercial terminal traffic for Shannon, Dublin and Cork airports for January to …