US Carrier Delta Airlines revealed Dublin as 8th most searched international destination based on website data from 1 November 2023 to 18 March 2024, for travel between May and August 2024.

The carrier stated searches for these top 10 international destinations increased more than 150% from 2023, highlighting the strong demand for international travel following the airline’s 11 highest sales days in its history, all occurring this calendar year.

The top 10 list reveals that many U.S. flyers are seeking different cultural experiences in faraway settings, with Athens experiencing the highest surge (248% increase) in searches from last year. The ever-popular European cities of London (1), Paris (2), Rome (3) Athens (4), topped the list, along with Cancun (5), Amsterdam (6), Tokyo (7), Dublin (8), Barcelona (9) and Vancouver (10) as new additions this year.

Delta Airlines operates seasonal service from Dublin to Atlanta, Boston and Minneapolis (commencing 9th May), in addition to year-round service from New York-JFK and seasonal service from Shannon to New York JFK (commencing 25th May).

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