Dublin Airport says queues are ‘moving well’ as 50,000 daily passengers are expected this weekend

DUBLIN AIRPORT You have said queues are moving well today with 50,000 daily departures expected over Easter weekend.

However, passengers have followed his advice to leave plenty of time before their flight, he said this morning on social media.

Airport operator daa earlier this week urged people to arrive at Dublin airport up to three and a half hours earlier.

For morning passengers who must fly from 08:30 a.m., they have been warned not to arrive at the terminals before 05:00 a.m.

In response to a query on Twitter, Dublin Airport said passengers have followed its advice so far.

“Things have been moving well so far this weekend, helped by passengers heeding our advice to arrive up to 3.5 hours before their flight,” he said.

“The next few days are very busy (50,000 departures each day), so our advice remains in place for the rest of the Easter weekend.”

The airport has blamed a shortage of fully trained staff for the delays.

It said this week that it is in the process of hiring almost 300 new security checkpoint employees to help it meet the significant increase in demand for international travel, following the relaxation of pandemic restrictions.

More than 500 candidates have been invited for an interview in the last two weeks, he said.

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