15/05/2015

Rise In NI Passengers Using Dublin Airport

The number of Northern Ireland residents using Dublin Airport increased by 52% last year.

A record 864,000 Northern Irish passengers flew in and out of the airport.

Dublin Airport spokesman Paul O'Kane said: "We saw strong growth in Northern Ireland passengers choosing Dublin Airport for services to continental European, long-haul and UK provincial destinations last year."
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About 36% of Northern Ireland residents used Dublin Airport to visit family or relatives last year. Three out of every five Northern Ireland residents who used Dublin Airport last year took two or more trips through the airport.

The UK remained the most popular country destination for Northern Ireland passengers using Dublin Airport followed by USA, Spain, France and Germany.

(LM)

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