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January 2021 Irish Air Traffic

10 Feb 2021

Overall traffic in January 2021 is down 61% on last year and Commercial Terminal Movements for Dublin, Shannon and Cork airports are down 78% collectively on 2020 figures.

January 2021 State airport traffic compared to 2020:

  • Dublin airport recorded a 76% decrease in traffic;
  • Commercial air traffic declined by 94% at Cork airport;
  • Shannon airport saw a 73% decrease in movements in 2021.

Two other key areas of the business impacted by the aviation crisis:

  • There were 11,143 overflight traffic flights handled (flights, which do not land in Ireland), down 57% on January 2020 movements;
  • 15,241 North Atlantic Communications flights (Europe /US Flights) managed in January 2021, a 58% decrease on 2020 figures.
For more on this, visit our Monthly Review page.

Air traffic jan 2021 v jan 2020