Private jet traffic soars for American football clash

Dublin Airport will have one of its busiest days ever for private jet traffic today, as wealthy US sports fans head home from the Emerald Isle Classic American football game.

1st September, 2012
Some of the private jets at Dublin Airport ahead of the start of the US College Football 2012 season. Photo: Maura Hickey

Dublin Airport will have one of its busiest days ever for private jet traffic today as wealthy US sports fans head home from the Emerald Isle Classic American football game, held yesterday in the Aviva. Around 25 private jets will have passed through the airport this weekend, with an estimated 35,000 Americans in Dublin to watch the clash between the United States Naval Academy and the University of Notre Dame.

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