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SOUTHAMPTON Airport has seen a total of 165,188 passengers through its doors during October 2014 - a rise of 13.3 per cent up on the previous year.

There was growth in all areas; with 46.5 per cent more domestic passengers, 33.5 per cent more international passengers and 20 per cent more passengers between Southampton and the Channel Islands.

The fastest growing route was Dublin, with 54 per cent more passengers on five flights per day.