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Monday 14 October 2019

Dublin Airport expects to have its busiest summer in 79 years

Audrey Chew launching Dublin Airport’s summer schedule
Audrey Chew launching Dublin Airport’s summer schedule

Dublin Airport will welcome a total of 23 new routes and four new airlines in the coming weeks, making this the busiest summer in the airport's 79-year history.

More than 1.3 million extra seats have been added across the airport's route network, which is a 6% increase in capacity when compared to last summer.

Four new airlines, airBaltic, Great Dane Airlines, SunExpress and TAP Air Portugal are joining Dublin Airport's growing list of airline customers.

Six long-haul routes and 17 short-haul destinations are being added to Dublin Airport's flight schedule this summer.

Dublin Airport Managing Director, Vincent Harrison said the airport is preparing for another busy summer and will have extra staff on duty in key areas. He said: 'We have a fantastic range of new destinations for passengers to choose from this summer connecting Dublin Airport to even more locations across Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Additional capacity and frequency have also been added on over 70 existing routes.'

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