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Irish Air Traffic Declined By 63.3% Year-On-Year In October

By Dave Simpson

According to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), Irish air traffic declined by 63.3% year-on-year in October.

Dublin, Cork And Shannon Airports Flight Movements

According to IAA data, Dublin Airport recorded 5,206 flights in October, which was a 74.5% year-on-year decrease; Cork Airport flight traffic movements decreased by 79.4% year-on-year last month to 365; and Shannon Airport flight traffic movements decreased by 68% year-on-year to 557 last month.

Overflight Traffic And North Atlantic Communications Flights

IAA data also states that Ireland's overflight traffic movements (flights that do not land in Ireland) decreased by 61.9% year-on-year in October.

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Additionally, the number of North Atlantic communications flights (Europe/US) decreased by 64.1% year-on-year in October from 44,260 to 15,889.

Dublin Airport Passenger Traffic

The release of the above information from the IAA follows news from earlier this week that the number of people that passed through Dublin Airport declined by 91% year-on-year in October to close to 263,000.

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