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.
Meanwhile, passenger numbers on domestic routes increased by 1%, with more than 9,000 people travelling on domestic flights last month.
© 2019 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.