More than 2.6 Million Passengers pass through Dublin Airport in May as airlines scale up operations


The daa announced over 2.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, an increase of 2.4 million passengers when compared to 2021 and 87% of the passenger numbers seen pre-pandemic in May 2019, with strong growth reported in all market segments - Domestic (11,000) , Europe (1.4 million), UK (700,000) Middle East (51,000) and North America (320,000) 

Aer Lingus resumed LAX service on 12 May operated by Airbus A330-300 aircraft. 

American Airlines resumed direct daily seasonal flights from Dublin to Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare and Dallas on 6 May significantly increasing capacity using Boeing 777-200(ER) and Boeing 787-8 aircraft. 

Aurigny resumed its Guernsey to Dublin route from 17 May operating using ATR72-500 aircraft three times weekly with Channel Islands bilateral agreement in place. 

Blue Islands launched its new direct Dublin-Jersey service on 19 May following resolution of the Channel Islands bilateral agreement, which will operate up to  six times per week until October using ATR72-600 aircraft.

Westjet resumed its seasonal services to Calgary operating three times weekly using Boeing 787-9 aircraft from 15 May and added new routes to Halifax operating three times weekly on 2 May and a new daily service to Toronto commenced on 15 May using a mix of Boeing 737-700 and Boeing 737-8 aircraft.

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