Aer Lingus flights have performed well in May this year. The airline recently disclosed that there has been a significant increase in the number of passengers using its services this May. A similar announcement was made by the Dublin Airport Authority citing increase in traffic.
Aer Lingus in a statement said that its passenger traffic in May increased 5.3 percent as compared to the same month last year. According to the airline, more than 1 million passengers took Aer Lingus flights out of the Dublin Airport.
The airline stated that there was a 3.7 percent y-o-y increase in its short-haul passengers, including those carried by its regional operations. The airline’s short-haul passengers increased to 914,000.
Aer Lingus further said that there has been an appreciable increase in its long-haul passenger traffic. The airline disclosed that its long-haul passenger numbers increased by more than one-fifth to 107,000.
The Dublin Airport Authority revealed that 1.8 million passengers took flights out of the airport in May this year, a 9 percent increase as compared to the same month in 2012.