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Dublin Airport connecting traffic grows to 2.1 million passengers

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DAA's 2018 annual report revealed the number of connecting passengers at Dublin Airport increased by 18% to 2.1 million, as the airport continues to expand its role as a major gateway between Europe and North America.

To cater for increasing increasing numbers last the airport opened a new €16 million facility built adjacent to Pier 4 close to Terminal 2 enabling a fold increase in connecting passengers. The number of passengers transferring at Dublin Airport has increased from 550,000 in 2013 to 2.1 million in 2018.

Dublin Airport Managing Director Vincent Harrison said "Dublin Airport has many advantages as a gateway between Europe and North America for transferring passengers. Our location is perfect, we have strong transatlantic, short-haul and Middle Eastern connectivity and US preclearance provides passengers travelling to the United States with a wonderful product that allows them to arrive as domestic passengers in the States."

The Dublin Airport hub model is cr…

Up to 66 daily flights to and from Dublin Airport to North America for summer peak

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During the peak summer season in 2019 Dublin Airport will have 66 flights per day to and from 18 cities in the United States and 6 Canadian destinations with 464 weekly flights. This year Aer Lingus will launch Minneapolis-St. Paul , American Airlines Dallas/Forth Worth, Norwegian Airlines Toronto Hamilton, Westjet Calgary and Halifax .

Air Canada's low cost subsidiary Air Canada Rouge is to make a brief return to the Dublin Airport market between 25 May and 15 June.  Rouge will operate Montreal (ACA818/819) three times weekly and Vancouver (ACA862/3) four times weekly using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft pending delivery of Air Canada Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

The former Singapore Airlines/TAP Air Portugal Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be introduced on Dublin to Montreal and Vancouver routes effect from 15 June.

Aer Lingus planned new Airbus A321Neo-LR service to Hartford (Bradley International) is due to commence from 2nd August replacing wet-leased ASL operated Boeing 757-200 on th…

Acumen Aviation CCO Eamonn Cronin speaking at Dublin Aviation Summit

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 7 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 7 May

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Irish Aircraft Leasing Newsletter 29 April

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Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 29 April

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