Record June At Dublin Airport With 3.2 Million PassengersJuly 08, 2019
More than 3.2 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in June, which was a 4% increase on the same month last year.
The increase in passenger numbers made it the busiest June in the airport’s 79 year history.
The number of passengers travelling to and from continental Europe grew by 5% as more than 1.7 million passengers took flights to and from European destinations last month.
UK traffic increased by 1% when compared to June last year as almost 879,000 passengers flew to and from the UK.
Transatlantic traffic increased by 5%, with over 469,000 passengers travelling between Dublin and North America last month.
Other international traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East and North Africa and the Asia Pacific region grew by 4% as 95,000 passengers travelled to and from these destinations in June.
The number of passengers on domestic flights declined by 19% in June, with over 9,500 people taking flights within the Republic of Ireland last month.
More than 15.5 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in the first six months of the year, representing a 6% increase on the same period last year.
Dublin Airport has welcomed almost 875,000 additional passengers in the first six months of the year.
Almost 846,000 passengers chose Dublin Airport as a gateway to connect onward to another destination between January and June, a 12% increase when compared to the same period last year.
Contact:Siobhan O'Donnell, External Communications Officer01 8144108
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