Published on July 14th, 2021 | by Mark Dwyer


Eurocontrol Briefing on the impact of COVID19 on Dublin Airport

EUROCONTROL is producing a new series of briefings on the impact of COVID-19 on specific airports. This week, the organisation published a briefing featuring Dublin Airport. This includes extensive and up-to-date data on traffic levels, destinations and segments. The highlights from the briefing are:

  • Total flights lost since 1st March 2020: 251,826 flights
  • Current flight status: 228 daily flights or -69% vs 2019 (7-day average)
  • Current ranking: 39th
  • Busiest airline: Ryanair with 100 average daily flights (-61% vs. 2019)
  • Busiest destination country: United Kingdom with 26 average daily flights (-80% vs. 2019)
  • Busiest destination airport: London Heathrow with 5 average daily flights (-72% vs. 2019)

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About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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