Record May at Dublin AirportJune 18, 2019
Almost 3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, a 4% increase over the same month last year and a new record for May.
Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 4% in May, with more than 1.6 million passengers travelling to European destinations last month.
More than 884,000 passengers travelled to and from UK destinations in May, which was an increase of 2% when compared to last year.
Transatlantic traffic to and from North America increased by 8% with 412,500 passengers travelling on this route sector in May.
Other international traffic, principally to the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions increased by 5% with almost 72,600 passengers travelling on these routes during May.
Passenger numbers on domestic routes declined by 12% with 9,000 passengers travelling on domestic flights last month.
So far this year, more than 12.3 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport, a 7% increase compared to the first five months of last year.
Dublin Airport has welcomed an additional 764,000 passengers between January and May.
The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination has increased by 16% this year, with almost 660,000 passengers connecting through Dublin Airport in the first five months of this year.
Contact:Siobhan O'Donnell, External Communications Officer01 8144108
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