Cork Airport passenger numbers up over Christmas

More than 1,600,000 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 flight goers made their way through Cork Airport between December 12th and January 5th.

That marks a 1 per cent 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 per cent of the travel figures from 2019.

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

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


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