Dublin airport passengers rage at return of ‘chaos’ and ‘shocking’ two-hour queues

Passengers at Dublin Airport have been turning to social media once again as waiting times reached two hours over the weekend.

Just a few weeks ago, the airport was dealing with delays of up to three hours, but it seemed like everything was under control, until now.

Twitter is full of angry customers trying to make their flights, and this time it’s overnight passengers who have been affected by the delays.

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Among the hundreds of comments online, Dublin airport is being branded as a “disorder” and even a “total disgrace” as disgruntled passengers call it the “worst in Europe”.

One person wrote: “Shame on Dublin airport. What’s the point of being loyal to your airline when I can’t fast track as an Aer Club member?

Another said: “Ridiculous service. Long lines, no information, doors changing all the time and it was so hot inside I don’t think the air conditioning was on. What a mess!”



Dublin airport passengers rage over return of ‘chaos’ and two-hour queues

A third complained that “the queues in Dublin are *shocking*. Zero queue management and delays so massive. There are TWO staff members for an entire 787 aircraft.”

In defense of the latest complaints about Dublin Airport, a spokesperson told Dublin Live: “The time it takes to get through security at Dublin Airport leveled off considerably during April and has continued into the first half of May.

“Last weekend was another busy one for Dublin Airport, but everything worked out fine. In recent weeks, over 90% of passengers passed through security in less than 30 minutes, and 98% passed in less than 30 minutes.” of 45 minutes.

“However, while the potential remains for times longer than this, particularly at peak times, we continue to recommend passengers arrive up to two and a half hours before a short-haul flight and three and a half hours before a long-haul flight. long distance”. .”

Dublin Airport’s current advice for anyone leaving in the next few days is as follows:

  • allow up to 2.5 hours before a short-haul flight and up to 3.5 hours before a long-haul flight.
  • If your flight is at or after 08:30, please do not enter the terminals before 06:00.
  • Security at T1 is now open 24/7
  • Security at T2 opens at 04:00, so people flying from T2 should take this into account.
  • The opening hours of airline check-in and bag drop counters vary, so please contact your airline to confirm and plan your trip accordingly.

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