Dublin Airport reveals four key things NOT to do over ‘busy’ Easter weekend as they update average queue time
DUBLIN Airport has announced four important things passengers should not do over the Easter weekend.
Airport bosses are preparing for one of the busiest afternoons this year today.
A Dublin Airport The spokesman told the Irish Sun: “We had a very busy start of departures at Dublin Airport from 5am this Good Friday and passengers have been moving steadily through the airport in both terminals.
“All passengers in Terminal 1 queued less than 30 minutes, which is our benchmark standard.
“The afternoon departure wave will be just as busy today, the busiest afternoon we’ve had this year.”
Meanwhile, the airport’s social media pages have posted a handy checklist for travelers this Easter.
Her advice on what NOT to do is:
- Arrive no more than 3.5 hours before your flight.
- Do not arrive before 5am for flights departing after 8:30am.
- Do not arrive before your airline’s check-in and drop-offs are open.
- Do not come to Terminal 2 security before it opens at 4am.
They also advised passengers to check airline counter opening times and plan their arrival accordingly when checking in luggage.
And people are urged to complete flight check-in online whenever possible.
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Meanwhile, airport operator DAA said the Easter season will see over 50,000 passengers Departure from Dublin Airport every day.
They have advised people to arrive three and a half hours early, regardless of whether they are flying long- or short-haul.
And to help travelers through security as quickly as possible over Easter, security in Terminal 1 will remain open 24 hours a day, while security in Terminal 2 will be open daily from 4am.
Passengers can check the current queue times on the Departures page Dublin Airport website and also in the app.
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A DAA spokesman said: “Our focus is to keep the maximum number of security lanes open at all times to ensure passengers get through security as quickly as possible.
“However, during busy periods in recent days, the time it takes to get through security has increased to around 60 to 70 minutes.”
They added: “We would like to thank passengers for continuing to work with Dublin Airport as we, like other international airports across Europe and the UK, following the Covid pandemic which virtually shut down the airline industry for two years, rebuild.
“Passengers should note that all our Parking spaces are sold out for this Saturday April 16th with only limited availability for short periods on other days this weekend.
“We would like to encourage passengers to come to the airport by public transport. Check the Dublin Airport website for details of the many options available.”
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