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Dublin Airport has lost the crowd – can it win back passenger trust for peak season?

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Passengers queuing at Terminal 2, Dublin Airport. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Passengers queuing at Terminal 2, Dublin Airport. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Extended delays and queues at Dublin Airport also compound the security difficulties. Photo: Frank McGrath.

Extended delays and queues at Dublin Airport also compound the security difficulties. Photo: Frank McGrath.

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Passengers queuing at Terminal 2, Dublin Airport. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

TRAVEL is stretched, passengers are stressed, and it all came to a head at Dublin Airport this weekend.

Last Friday, I travelled through the airport. In the morning, social media posts had shown queues extending outside Terminal 1. Aer Lingus’s app and website were down, adding to lines in Terminal 2. Restaurant staff struggled to keep tables clean, and lines for US Pre-Clearance stretched back to the retail areas.

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