This is the first time in the airport’s 79-year history that passenger numbers have surpassed two million in February, which is traditionally the quietest month of the year.
Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 12 per cent, as just under one million passengers travelled to and from European destinations in February.
UK traffic rose by four per cent when compared to last year as almost 765,000 passengers travelled to and from Britain.
Passenger volumes to and from North America increased by 15 per cent, as more than 175,000 passengers travelled on this sector in February.
Other international traffic, principally on routes to and from the Middle East, North Africa and Pacific Asia regions increased by two per cent, as more than 62,000 passengers travelled on these routes in February. Transfer passengers increased by 13 per cent to just almost 76,000. Almost 7,000 passengers travelled on domestic routes last month, which was a 16 per cent decrease when compared to February 2018.
The number of passengers using Dublin Airport as a hub to connect to another destination increased by 18 per cent in the first two months of the year, as more than 183,000 passengers connected through the airport in January and February. Almost 4.1 million passengers have used Dublin Airport in the first two months of this year, which is a seven per cent increase on the same period last year.