Published on December 8th, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
Almost 1.4 Million Passengers at Dublin Airport in November
The DAA has reported that almost 1.4 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport during November, a 38% drop when compared to pre-COVID19 levels, but an increase of 1.2 million passengers when compared to 2020. Passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe were down 28% when compared with November 2019 with more than 781,000 passengers travelling to European destinations last month, an increase of 680,000 versus the same month last year. UK traffic was down by 42% when compared to pre-COVID levels as 483,000 passengers travelled to and from Britain in November this year. This is an increase of 435,000 when compared to November 2020. Passenger volumes to and from North America are still down by 63%, as 97,000 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes in November when compared to pre-Covid levels in 2019. Following the easing of restrictions on visitors to the United States, Dublin Airport saw an increase of 80,000 passengers travelling to and from North America in November 2021 year versus the same period last year. Other international passenger traffic to the Middle East is still down by 58%, as 25,000 passengers travelled during the month compared with 2019 but has increased by 18,000 when compared to 2020. Domestic services saw 7,000 passengers during the month which was down 5% when compared to 2019. This year has seen 7.3 million passengers travelling through Dublin Airport in the first eleven months of the year, a 76% decline on the pre-COVID figures of 2019 and a slight increase of 2% on the 2020 figures.