General Industry

Dublin Airport's September Passenger Numbers Hit Record High

By Dave Simpson
Dublin Airport's September Passenger Numbers Hit Record High

More than three million passengers passed through Dublin Airport in September of this year, which was a 4% increase on last year, making it the busiest September in the airport's 79-year history.

Europe And UK Traffic

Passenger numbers to and from continental Europe increased by 6% as almost 1.7 million passengers travelled to and from European destinations during the month, while close to 828,000 passengers travelled to and from UK destinations, which was a 1% increase over the same period last year.

Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific Region And North America

The number of passengers who travelled to the Middle East, North Africa and the Asia Pacific region remained flat, with almost 90,000 passengers travelling to and from these destinations last month, and transatlantic traffic to North America increased by 4% as almost 443,000 passengers travelled on this route sector in September.

Domestic Traffic

Meanwhile, passenger numbers on domestic routes increased by 1%, with more than 9,000 people travelling on domestic flights last month.

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