Wow, that is a serious amount of luggage…
Over 2.9 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport last month, which is a 7% increase on last year, making it the busiest September in 78-years!
According to Dublin Airport’s official News Page, numbers to and from continental Europe increased by 8% with almost 1.6 million passengers travelling to and from European destinations during the month. Just over, 800,000 passengers travelled to and from UK destinations in September.
They too went on to say that, transatlantic traffic to North America increased by 13% with the Middle East, North Africa and the Asia Pacific region, an increase by 18% when compared to last year. The number of passengers taking domestic flights increased by 24%, with more than 9,300 people travelling on domestic routes last month.
In total, over 24 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first nine months of the year, which is a 6% increase when compared to the same period last year.
Good looking figures if you’re in the Travel and Tourism game!