Published on December 8th, 2020 | by Alan Dwyer0
Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Down 92% In November
Dublin Airport have announced their passenger numbers for November. As expected, a massive drop on the previous November showing down 92% with just over 175,000 passengers passing through the airport as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe fell by 91%, as almost 101,000 people travelled to and from European destinations last month.
UK traffic was down 94% compared to November 2019, as almost 48,700 passengers travelled to and from Britain during the month. Passenger volumes to and from North America decreased by 94%, as almost 17,000 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes during November. Other international passenger traffic to the Middle East fell by 89%, with almost 7,000 passengers travelling last month. The number of passengers on domestic routes decreased by 78%, as 1,600 people took domestic flights in November.
Just over seven million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport between January and November, a 77% decrease compared to the same period last year. The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in 23.5 million fewer passengers using Dublin Airport so far this year.