September 4, 2014 Back to all news

Almost 2.3 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport in August, a 6% increase on the same month last year.  

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 6% with just under 1.3 million passengers travelling to European destinations during the month.

Almost 695,000 passengers travelled to UK destinations in August, an increase of 3% compared to last year.

Transatlantic traffic to North America increased by 14% with 260,000 passengers travelling on this route sector last month. Traffic to other international destinations - mainly flights to the Middle East and charters to North Africa - increased by 17% to just under 67,000.

Passenger numbers on domestic routes grew by 8% with 8,000 people travelling on domestic flights last month.

Dublin Airport has welcomed almost 14.6 million passengers in the first eight months of this year, a 7% increase on the same period in 2013.