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Dublin Airport To Welcome 350k Passengers Over October Bank Holiday Weekend

By Dave Simpson

Approximately 350,000 people are expected to pass through Dublin Airport during the coming October bank holiday weekend, starting on Friday 28 October and continuing until Monday 31 October, the airport has announced on its website.

Departures

Close to 190,000 people are expected to depart from the airport over the course of the bank holiday weekend, according to a statement published on DublinAirport.com.

Statement By DAA Media Relations Manager

The statement published on DublinAirport.com quoted Dublin Airport operator DAA’s media relations manager, Graeme McQueen, as saying, “More than 2,200 flights are due to arrive and depart at Dublin Airport this weekend. Friday is expected to be the busiest day of the weekend, with almost 100,000 passengers travelling through the airport. Over the four days, an average of 87,000 passengers will fly in or out of the airport each day. That’s 56% higher than the same weekend last year, and more than 90% of the number that travelled during the October bank holiday weekend in 2019.

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