A record 2.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, representing a 5% increase over the same month last year.
Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 4%, with almost 1.4 million passengers travelling to European destinations last month. More than 843,000 passengers travelled to UK destinations, which was an increase of 1% on last year, and transatlantic traveller numbers increased by 18% to almost 321,000.
Other international traffic, principally to the Middle East, increased by 3% to over 56,000 passengers, while numbers on domestic routes decreased by 9% to approximately 8,000.
So far this year, more than 10.9 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport, which is a 6% increase on to the first five months of 2016.