Record Breaking October For Dublin Airport

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Good news from Dublin Airport has indicated that almost 2.3 million passengers passed through its gates this October. This is a 16 per cent increase on the figures from October 2014. This increase in passenger numbers made October the busiest month in the airport’s 75-year history.
There was an increase in passenger numbers flying to and from continental Europe of 15 per cent. This amounted to over 1.1 million passengers travelling to European destinations in October.
The number of passengers travelling to UK destinations clocked up to almost 830,000 which is an increase of 18 per cent compared to October last year.
Transatlantic traffic to North America saw an increase of 16 per cent, with over 231,000 passengers travelling on this route sector last month.
The number of passengers travelling to other international destinations in the Middle East and North Africa increased by 15 per cent, with almost 65,500 passengers flying to these routes in October.
There were more than 8,000 passengers travelling on domestic routes last month. This represents a 31 per cent increase on the same month last year. Records show that almost 21.5 million passengers have used Dublin Airport in the first 10 months of this year. This represents a substantial increase in foot fall of 15 per cent on the same period in 2014.
The period from January to October has seen Dublin Airport welcome just under 2.9 million extra passengers than this time last year.