850,000 passengers anticipated through Dublin Airport terminal this Christmas

An estimated 850,000 individuals are due to travel via Dublin Flight terminal this Xmas compared to nearly 1.5 million individuals that went through the airport terminal throughout the equivalent period in 2019.

This is down by -42% contrasted to the exact same duration pre-COVID-19. Nevertheless Dublin Airport terminal will certainly see a rise of 615,000 travelers when compared to in 2015, when 235,000 travelers travelled with the country’s principal global gateway.

From Friday next Tuesday, January 4, 2021 there is expected to be an average of 45,000 departing as well as showing up passengers daily, which compares to an average of 12,000 travelers each day over the Xmas period last year, and also 77,000 daily throughout the same period in 2019.

The busiest day during the Xmas season is anticipated to be December 19, complied with closely by December 23.

With brand-new travel constraints lately introduced by the Irish federal government for arrivals into Ireland, this has made passenger projecting harder than a regular pre-COVID-19 Christmas so final guest numbers might vary if passengers determined not to travel that have already scheduled.

Over the Christmas duration Dublin Airport wish to advise all passengers to comply completely with COVID-19 guidelines throughout their whole trip.

Face masks are compulsory at Dublin Flight terminal and also need to be worn when in the incurable structures. Additionally, social distancing protocols ought to be observed as well as there are more than 1,000 hand sanitisers situated throughout the Dublin Airport university.

In line with Irish Government and European Union Aeronautics Safety Company (EASA) standards, accessibility to the terminal buildings is restricted to travelers, staff as well as flight terminal staff.

Any individual planning to greet travelers should arrange to satisfy them outside the incurable structures. There are brand-new conference factors simply outside Terminal 1 and also at the glass walkway in between the Terminal 2 parking area and arrivals. It is recommended that anybody that is accumulating passengers at Dublin Airport terminal plan as well as set up pick-ups in advance.

Regrettably, as a result of COVID-19 restrictions Dublin Airport will certainly be not able to host its normal Christmas amusement music programme for the 2nd year straight.

Dublin Flight terminal will close on Xmas Day– the only day on which it shuts each year– nevertheless a number of staff members will certainly stay at work that day, including the airport terminal’s emergency situation fire solution employees and also Flight terminal Cops.

Trip operations will discontinue on Xmas Eve. The last flight to depart is an Air Moldova flight to Chișinău at 11.10 pm as well as the last arrival is an Aer Lingus flight from Tenerife, which is due to arrive at 11.35 pm.

The airport terminal will reopen on St. Stephen’s Day when a faucet Air Portugal flight from Lisbon gets to 03.05 am.

Aer Lingus, Emirates, and ALL American providers run from Terminal 2, while all various other airlines run from Incurable 1.


Passengers need to intend to get here in the terminal structure at the very least 90 minutes before their trip separation time irrespective of whether they are checking in online or at the flight terminal. Guests flying long-haul are suggested to consult their airline company’s web site for check-in times.

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