May 15, 2020 Back to all news

Almost 27,000 passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in April, a 99% drop when compared to the same month last year due to the impact of COVID-19 on traffic.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe fell by 99% with about 9,600 passengers travelling to and from European destinations last month.

UK traffic declined by 99% when compared to last year, with about 9,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain in April.

Passenger volumes to and from North America decreased by 99%, as about 4,700 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes in April.

Other international passenger traffic to the Middle East fell by 96%, with just over 3,000 passengers travelling last month. The number of passengers on domestic routes decreased by 98%, as about 170 passengers travelled on domestic flights in April.  

More than 5.2 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first four months of this year, which is a 44% decrease compared to the same period last year.