According to new figures from ACI Europe, Dublin Airport was the fastest growing major airport in Europe during 2016. It's positioning for long haul flights to America has been a major factor in the rise through the ranks which also included Barcelona’s El Prat and Amsterdam’s Schiphol in Europe's top spots.
Dublin Airport was the fastest growing major airports in Europe last year, according to new figures from ACI Europe. The number of passengers passing through Dublin rose by 11.5pc over the course of 2016, making the airport the leading performer among the top tier of European airports, ahead of Barcelona’s El Prat and Amsterdam’s Schiphol. Dublin Airport grew faster last year than all other European airports that have more than 25 million passengers per annum.Almost 28 million passengers passed through Dublin last year with traffic boosted by the launch of 19 new routes. Additional capacity was also added on 31 existing services