Dublin topped Europe airport list last year

Figures show that terrorist attacks took their toll on traffic despite strong year

17th February, 2017
Another strong year for Dublin Airport. Pic: Rollingnews.ie

ACI Europe said passenger numbers at Dublin last year rose by 11.5 per cent, reaching 27.9 million. This was the strongest growth of any ‘group one’ airport – which is defined as any European airport used by more than 25 million passengers a year.

Though European airports broke the two billion passengers mark for the first time last year, terrorist attacks took their toll on some countries.

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