Malaga Is Number One Foreign H...


Malaga Is Number One Foreign Holiday Spot

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Malaga in Spain is the number one destination for Irish tourists this Summer.

Dublin Airport says Faro in Portugal comes in second followed by Barcelona, Chicago and Paris.

Over 3 million passengers passed through the airport in May which is an increase of 17 per cent on the previous year.

June, July and August are set to be the busiest months at Dublin Airport since 2019, just before Covid hit.

Dublin Airport’s Top 10 most popular summer destinations (June-August)

  1. Malaga
  2. Faro
  3. Barcelona
  4. Chicago
  5. Paris
  6. Lisbon
  7. New York
  8. Boston
  9. Madrid
  10. Lanzarote

Daa CEO Kenny Jacobs said: The operation at Dublin Airport during the month of May was very stable, continuing the strong performance seen in the opening months of the year. We are delivering on our target of getting at least 90% of our passengers through security screening in under 20 minutes and those travelling are seeing and experiencing the benefits of the many improvements we’ve made in the terminals, including the roll out of 400+ more seats at gates, faster free Wi-Fi speeds, more and better food and drink offerings in both T1 and T2 and an increased focus on cleanliness. These enhancements are resulting in much improved feedback from passengers.”

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