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BAA reports Oct-05 traffic

SYDNEY (Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) - British Airports Authority reports the following traffic highlights at its seven airports in Oct-05:

  • Passenger numbers: 12.6 million, +1.0% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 170,901 tonnes, +2.5%, highlights include;
    • Heathrow: 124,648 tonnes, +0.9%;
    • Gatwick: 21,804 tonnes, +18.1%;
    • Stansted: 20,368 tonnes, -2.7%.
  • Aircraft movements: 109,013, +2.9%, highlights include;
    • Heathrow: 40,597, +0.9%;
    • Gatwick: 22,247, +3.2%;
    • Stansted: 15,355, -1.6%.

Across the markets, ‘Other Long Haul’ services recorded strongest passenger growth, up 6.1% year-on-year, followed by Ireland (+2.1%), Europe Scheduled (+1.9%), Domestic (+0.9%), North Atlantic (+0.5%), while European Charter traffic fell 9.2%.

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