11-Jul-2013 1:06 PM

Dublin Airport pax up 6% in Jun-2013, 9.3 million pax in 1H2013

Ireland's Dublin Airport reported (10-Jul-2013) a 6% year-on-year increase in passenger traffic to more than two million in Jun-2013. Continental Europe passengers also increased 6% to 1.1 million and UK passengers increased 2% to 612,000. Trans-Atlantic traffic increased 18% to 212,000, while other international traffic increased 6% to 45,000. Domestic passengers remained a "negligible sector" at the airport with just 6,000 passengers, up 14%. In the first six months of 2013, passenger numbers rose 5% to 9.3 million. [more - original PR]