Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has increased its passenger numbers on its Dublin to Donegal route by 52%.
The routes is a ‘PSO’ (‘Public Service Obligation’) route flown by Stobart Air on behalf of the Irish Government.
In the last twelve months, Stobart Air flew 33,516 passengers between Dublin and Donegal, up from 22,022 in 2014, a difference of 11,500.
The airline flew 3,648 passengers on the route this August, the busiest month of the year.
The business has also increased its business on its Dublin to Kerry route by 35%.
Graeme Buchanan, Managing Director of Stobart Air, said: “For these rural regions, a link to the capital means more opportunities for work and business, and more ways to stay connected with friends and family.
“For tourists in search of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, short-haul flights to Donegal and Kerry provide an easy, hassle-free way to access to some of the country’s most scenic and unspoilt locations.”Tags: