The number of passengers that travelled through Kerry Airport increased by more than 3,000 year-on-year in 2019 to almost 370,000, according to the airport's annual report.
As reported by The Irish Examiner, the airport recorded a profit of more than €1 million for last year after crediting the receipt of significant grant funding from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
However, Kerry Airport has been majorly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, with only 808 passengers travelling through the airport during the second quarter of 2020. During the same period in 2019, 102,534 passengers travelled through the airport.
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Additionally, Ryanair has removed services from Kerry Airport to Manchester and Berlin from its autumn schedule, and the route between Kerry and Alicante ended earlier than expected.
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