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Over 1.6 Million Passengers Passed Through Dublin And Cork Airports Over Christmas

Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas

07:49 6 Jan 2023

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More than 1.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin and Cork Airports over Christmas.

It marks a bounce back for travel numbers during the first festive period without Covid-19 restrictions in three years.

Figures obtained by the Irish Times shows 137,243 people made their way through Cork Airport between December 12th and January 5th.

That marks a 1% increase on travel numbers in 2019.

Meanwhile, Dublin Airport welcomed 1.48 million people through its gates between December 16th and January 4th.

It's 96%, so close to the same as, the travel figures from 2019.

This week, Ireland West Airport in Knock said they were at 89% of travel numbers from 2019.

722,000 used the airport in 2022, with that number expected to grow this year.

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