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17-Apr-2012 12:54 PM

London Gatwick Airport pax up 4%, movements down 4% for Mar-2012

UK's London Gatwick Airport passenger numbers up 4% - traffic highlights for Mar-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.5 million, +3.9% year-on-year;
    • UK and Channel Islands: 300,900, +4.6%;
    • Ireland: 108,100, +5.1%;
    • European scheduled: 1.3 million, +3.1%;
    • European charter: 241,200, +11.7%;
    • North Atlantic: 134,400, +10.4%;
    • Other long-haul: 419,700, -0.6%;
  • Cargo volume: 8539, +8.1%;
  • Aircraft movements: 18,423, -3.5%. [more - original PR]

London Gatwick: “This has been a successful year for Gatwick, having achieved passenger growth every single month despite the economic headwinds being faced in our industry. We have been competing vigorously with other London airports including Heathrow, Stansted and Luton," Stewart Wingate, CEo. Source: London Gatwick, 16-Apr-2012.

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