Published on August 11th, 2022 | by Alan Dwyer0
Dublin Airport had Over 3 Million Passengers in July
Just over 3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in July, an increase of 2.4 million passengers when compared to 2021 and 89% of the passenger numbers seen pre-pandemic in July 2019. More than 15 million passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first seven months of 2022, representing a huge increase from last year and are now up to around 80% of the pre-pandemic levels in 2019.
In July, passenger volumes to and from Continental Europe saw an increase of 1.3 million versus the same month last year. That number was down by just 6% when compared with July 2019. UK traffic reached almost 739,000 in July – an increase of 621,000 on the same month last year and back to around 79% of July 2019 traffic. Passenger volumes to and from North America were at 92% of July 2019 levels, as 446,000 passengers travelled on transatlantic routes. Other International passenger traffic totalled 78,000, which was 63,000 more than travelled in July 2021, but still 30% lower than in July 2019.
The one area where passenger numbers have increased is the Domestic services. Passenger numbers have increased by 32% versus 2019, to 14,000. Dublin Airport will serve 180 destinations worldwide this year that is being served by 43 airlines.