October Passenger Numbers Increase 3% At Dublin Airport
Close to 2.9 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in October of this year.
This figure is a 3% increase on the figure for the same month in 2018.
Europe, The UK And North America
The number of passengers who flew to and from continental Europe in October increased by 6%, with more than 1.5 million passengers travelling to and from European destinations, while over 870,000 people travelled to and from UK destinations, which was a 1% decline when compared to October of last year, and traffic to and from North America declined by 2%, with more than 382,000 passengers travelling on this route sector last month.
Other International Destinations And Domestic Routes
Meanwhile, the number of passengers who travelled to other international destinations in the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific regions fell by 4%, with more than 79,000 passengers flying on these routes in October, and approximately 8,500 passengers travelled on domestic routes last month, which was an 11% decrease when compared to the October of last year.
First 10 Months Figure
Dublin Airport played host to almost 28.4 million passengers during the first 10 months of 2019, a 5% increase over the same period in 2018.
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