Passenger Numbers Up 8% In February

Back to overview Tuesday 18 March 2014

Just under 1.3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in February, an 8% increase over last year according to the Dublin Airport Authority.  

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe rose by 4% with almost  563,000 passengers travelling to European destinations.

UK traffic recorded an increase of 13% with more than 578,000 passengers travelling in February.

Passenger volumes to and from North America remained static when compared to last year with over 76,500 passengers travelling on this sector in February.

Other international traffic, principally to the Middle East increased by 4% with more than 38,500 passengers travelled these routes in February. More than 4,200 passengers travelled on domestic routes last month, down 3% on February 2013.  

So far this year, more than 2.5 million passengers have used Dublin Airport, which is a 9% increase on the same period in 2013.