Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300ER 

Dublin Airport handled 1.8 million passengers in October up 5% on same month last year. All market segments recorded positive traffic growth.

Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe grew by 2% with almost 930,000 people and domestic traffic increased by 19% to more than 6,000 passengers.

Other international passenger traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East, increased by 11% with more than 43,000 passengers travelling this route sector in October.

Transatlantic volumes increased by 13% with more than 160,000 passengers travelling to and from North America during the month and UK traffic increased by 5% with over 642,000 passengers travelling to and from Britain.

Just over 17.3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport from January to October this year, a 5% increase over 2012.

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