March 15, 2020 Back to all news

More than 2 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in February, a 2% increase over the same month last year.

The number of passengers was boosted in part by the extra day in February this year due to the leap year.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 3% with more than 1 million passengers travelling to and from European destinations.

UK traffic increased by 1% when compared to last year with more than 773,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain in February.Passenger volumes to and from North America grew by 4% as almost 182,000 passengers travelled on this sector in February.

Other international traffic, principally on routes to and from the Middle East, declined by 3%, with almost 61,000 passengers travelling on these routes in February. Almost 7,000 passengers travelled on domestic routes last month, a 1% increase when compared to February 2019.

The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 4% in February, as 79,000 passengers connected through the airport last month.

More than 4.1 million passengers have used Dublin Airport in the first two months of this year, which is a 2% increase on the same period last year.