June 7, 2021 Back to all news
Social distancing signage in Q lane at Dublin Airport.

More than 166,000 passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in May, a 94% drop when compared to pre-COVID19 levels.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe fell by 94% with more than 96,000 passengers travelling to European destinations last month.

UK traffic declined by 96% when compared to pre COVID levels as more than 39,000 passengers travelled to and from Britain in May.

Passenger volumes to and from North America decreased by 94%, as almost 25,000 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes in May.

Other international passenger traffic to the Middle East fell by 94%, with more than 4,000 passengers travelling during the month.  The number of passengers on domestic routes decreased by 77%, as over 2,000 passengers travelled this route sector last month.  

Almost 741,000 passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first five months of this year, representing 94% decrease when compared to pre COVID levels.


Passenger Numbers


May 2021



May 2020



May 2019

2.9 Million