Dublin Airport has said that it expects to play host to almost 452,000 passengers between Friday August 2 and the August bank holiday on Monday August 5.
The airport said that its passenger figures for the weekend ahead are up 6% compared to the same weekend last year. This will make the coming weekend the busiest August bank holiday weekend in the airport's history.
In a statement on Dublin Airport's website, the airport's chief communications officer, Paul O'Kane, said, "Large numbers are expected to travel through the airport this weekend, so we are advising passengers to go directly to security screening once they have checked-in. Both terminals have a wide variety of restaurants and shopping options beyond the security screening area."
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Meanwhile, Cork Airport expects to host over 60,000 passengers this weekend.
Passenger figures for the this year's August bank holiday weekend are up 7% at Cork Airport compared to last year's August bank holiday weekend.
In a statement on Cork Airport's website, the airport's managing director, Niall MacCarthy, said, "We are delighted to see such strong numbers travel through Cork Airport this August bank holiday weekend, continuing the airport's growth trajectory as Ireland's fastest growing airport."
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