Dublin Airport has announced the busiest October for passenger handling since it was opened 77 years ago. The record-breaking figures show a 6% increase over 2016, at over 25.3 million passengers through its doors so far, this year.
The number of passengers in October were broken down as follows:
- European travellers increased by 5% with 1.3 million passengers
- Travellers to and from the UK decreased by 2% on last years’ October figures
- North American destinations saw a 14% increase, handling more than 300,000 passengers last month
- Other destinations, including the Middle East and Africa had an increased number of passengers by 16%
- Irish domestic routes also experienced an increase in passengers, up 6% from last October
- Dublin Airport has recorded a whopping 36% increase in its hub traffic
Dublin Airport is delighted with its increased passenger handling, and is enjoying a new era of development with its next-generation business hub, offering domestic and international connections. The airport is continuing to grow and expand, and its modern terminals offer passengers a relaxed environment where they can work, shop, eat and be entertained while waiting for flights.
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