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Dublin Airport’s Passenger Traffic Increased Year On Year In April

Published on May 26 2022 9:02 AM in General Industry tagged: Featured Post / Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport’s Passenger Traffic Increased Year On Year In April

The number of people who passed through Dublin Airport in April was 85% of the number recorded for pre-pandemic April 2019, at close to 2.4 million, but passenger traffic this April increased by 2.3 million passengers when compared to April of last year, according to a statement published on Dublin Airport’s website.

European, UK And North American Traffic

Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe declined by 7% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the fourth month of the year, but they increased by 1.3 million travellers compared to the same month last year, while passenger traffic to and from the UK was at approximately 80% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 levels, at close to 700,000 passengers, which was an increase of 665,000 when compared to April 2021. Passenger traffic to and from North America was at approximately 70% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 levels, at 242,000 passengers, which was an increase of 223,000 compared to April 2021, according to the statement published on Dublin Airport’s website.

Other International And Domestic Traffic

Meanwhile, international passenger traffic to and from the Middle East declined by 29% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in April, to 57,000 passengers, which was an increase of 53,000 when compared to April 2021. The number of people who travelled on domestic routes in April of this year increased by 38% compared to April 2019, to 11,000, which was an increase of close to 10,000 when compared to April 2021, according to the statement published on Dublin Airport’s website.

First Four Months

The number of people who passed through Dublin Airport during the first four months of 2021 was at approximately 70% compared to the same period in 2019, at close to 6.6 million, which was an increase of 1,043% when compared with the same period in 2021.

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