More Than 1.4 Million Passengers In December At Dublin Airport

Back to overview Tuesday 20 January 2015

More than 1.4 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in December, an increase of 9% on the same period last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority.  

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 4% with more than 628,000 passengers travelling to European destinations during the month. UK traffic recorded an increase of 13% in passenger volumes with more than 604,000 passengers travelling in December.

Transatlantic traffic to North America grew by 16% with more than 125,000 passengers travelling on this route sector in December.

Other international passenger traffic, which covers flights to the Middle East and North Africa, increased by 8%, with more than 48,000 passengers travelling this route sector in December.

Passenger numbers on domestic routes fell by 8% with just under 5,000 passengers taking domestic flights last month. More than 20.2 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport during 2013, a 6% increase on the previous year.