Published on July 12th, 2020 | by Mark Dwyer0
June Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Down 97%
Just over 94,000 passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in June, which was a 97% decline compared to the same month last year as the impact of COVID-19 continued to decimate the aviation industry.
Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe fell by 97%, as just over 47,000 people travelled to and from European destinations last month. UK traffic declined by 96% when compared to last year, with just over 31,500 passengers travelling to and from Britain in June. Passenger volumes to and from North America decreased by 98%, as almost 11,000 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes in June.
Other international passenger traffic to the Middle East fell by 96%, with just over 3,700 passengers travelling last month. The number of passengers on domestic routes decreased by 89%, as more than 1,000 passengers took domestic flights in June. More than 5.3 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first six months of this year, which is a 65% decrease compared to the same period last year. The economic impact of COVID-19 has resulted in almost 10.2 million fewer passengers using Dublin Airport during the first six months of this year.