Over 367,000 to use Dublin Airport this weekend in May bank holiday record


More than 367,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport this May Bank Holiday weekend from Friday, May 4 to Monday May 7.
The DAA said passenger numbers are 8pc on last year, with Communications Manager Siobhán O’Donnell saying more than 2,600 flights will arrive and depart as the summer holiday season gets under way.  “Fourteen new routes and services are being added to Dublin Airport’s summer schedule in the coming weeks, giving our customers greater choice and flexibility,” said Ms O’Donnell.

Siobhan O”Donnell of Dublin Airport

“We have four new airline customers to Dublin this summer. Earlier this week Croatia Airlines started its new service to Zagreb and we also have, Cathay Pacific starting direct services to Hong Kong, Hainan Airlines operating a new route to Beijing and Icelandair launching a service to Reykjavik.”
More than 6m passengers have travelled through Dublin Airport in the first quarter of this year, representing a 4pc increase, or an extra 248,500 passengers, compared to the same period last year. If that trend continues, the airport will break the 30m passenger mark this year
Dublin Airport said it will have Customer Care teams on duty across both terminals this bank holiday weekend to help passengers with their journey through the airport.




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