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Press Releases 2008

St. Patrick's Day Bank Holiday Passenger Traffic

March 13 2008

Almost 300,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport over the course of this St. Patrick's weekend from Friday 14th - Monday 17th March, 2008.  This increase represents a 7% increase over the same St. Patrick's weekend last year.

Over 2,250 flights will arrive and depart during this time.

Passengers are strongly urged to familiarise themselves with the EU Security Regulations regarding liquids BEFORE coming to the airport.  Details of these regulations can be found on

Once again passengers are reminded to remove all sharp objects from hand luggage and pack into check in luggage.

Additional Dublin Airport customer care staff will be working throughout the terminal building during the weekend. Dressed in pink polo shirts they are there to help smooth the way for passengers travelling through the departures concourse, at the security screening area and in helping to manage airline queues at check-in desks.


13th March, 2008

Further information contact: Siobhán Moore - 087.2710065

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