28 March 2022
Go to release: Air and Sea Travel Statistics February 2022
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today (28 March 2022) released Air and Sea Travel Statistics February 2022.
Commenting on the release, Gregg Patrick, Statistician, said: “The Air and Sea Travel Statistics for February 2022 show an increase in overseas travel compared with the preceding month. In February 2022, 787,300 overseas passengers arrived in Ireland, compared to 584,100 in January 2022, an increase of 35%. In February 2022, 785,200 overseas passengers departed from Ireland, compared to 562,300 in January 2022, an increase of 40%.
The February 2022 statistics show that continental routes contributed most to the passenger traffic. Some 407,700 passengers arrived on continental routes and 404,600 passengers departed on continental routes. By way of contrast, 318,600 passengers arrived on cross-channel routes and 319,500 passengers departed on cross-channel routes. Just 38,100 passengers arrived on transatlantic routes and 38,800 passengers departed on these routes.
Apart from Great Britain (which accounted for all cross-channel routes), the most important routing countries for overseas travel in February 2022 were Spain (94,100 arrivals, 97,100 departures), France (52,300 arrivals, 50,600 departures) and Germany (40,900 arrivals, 38,000 departures)."
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