Dublin Airport is the main international gateway for the island of Ireland with connections to over 200 destinations in 43 countries operated by 47 airlines. A record breaking 31.5 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in 2018. With all-day U.S. Preclearance to 18 direct U.S. destinations and 66 flights per day to North American, connectivity to the U.S. is now easier than ever. Dublin Airport also has direct connections to China and Asia Pacific Region with Hainan Airlines to Beijing and Shenzhen and Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong. Dublin Airport is a key economic engine for Ireland and last year’s eight consecutive year of growth helped to deliver a record year for Irish tourism bringing additional jobs and tourism spending through the island.