May 13, 2013 Back to all news

Over 1.6 million passengers used Dublin Airport in April, a 1% increase on the same period last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe remained on par with last year with more than 854,000 people travelling to European destinations in April.  UK traffic increased by 1% with almost 577,000 passengers travelling to and from the UK during the month.

Transatlantic passenger volumes grew by 10% with more than 135,000 passengers travelling to and from North America in April, while other international traffic increased by 13% with nearly 41,000 passengers travelling this route sector.

Domestic traffic rose by 7% with more than 5,000 passengers travelling on domestic routes in April.

Almost 5.5 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first four months of this year, a 3% increase over the same period last year.