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11-Dec-2009 12:30 PM

Heathrow Airport reports 1% rise in Nov-2009 pax numbers

UK’s BAA reports (10-Dec-09) the following traffic highlights in Nov-2009:

  • Passenger Numbers: 9.9 million, +0.8% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 151,784 tonnes, +6.2%;
    • Heathrow: 123,439 tonnes, +4.9%;
    • Gatwick: 8,017 tonnes, +5.2%;
    • Stansted: 17,745 tonnes, +7.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 89,533, -1.4%;
    • Heathrow: 37,045, -1.8%;
    • Gatwick: 17,090, +4.8%;
    • Stansted: 11,104, -2.4%.

BAA: “Global market conditions remain challenging, but these figures are encouraging.  There is evidence that consumer confidence is growing and Heathrow’s strong network continues to perform well,” Colin Mathews, BAA Chief Executive. Source: BAA, 10-Dec-2009.