Ireland overflights up 5.4pc in April, Cork and Shannon both down


Irish Aviation Authority figures show air traffic handled by the IAA in April is up 5.5pc to 94,316 movements.

North Atlantic flights are up 5.5pc to 40,114. Ireland overflights are up 5.4pc to 28,738 Ireland is the gateway between Europe and North America and handles up to 90pc of all traffic between the two continents.

Commercial terminal traffic for Shannon, Dublin and Cork airports was up 2.6pc with::

  • Dublin up 4.2pc to an average of 592 daily
  • Cork down 8.2pc to an average of 51
  • Shannon down 2.8pc to an average of 48.

Eurocontrol data shows six of Ireland’s Top ten “Airport Pairs” grew during the month. Schiphol– Dublin is up 43.7pc thanks to increased frequencies from KLM, Newark –Heathrow is up 13.2pc and Edinburgh – Dublin up 6.9pc.




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