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12-Jun-2013 1:08 PM

London Gatwick Airport pax up 8%, cargo up 5% in May-2013

UK's London Gatwick Airport passenger numbers up 8% - traffic highlights for May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 3,207,400, +7.8%;
    • UK and Channel Islands: 335,800, -0.3%;
    • Ireland: 109,800, -1.3;
    • European scheduled: 1.9 million, +9.2%;
    • European charter: 365,100, +13.8%;
    • North Atlantic: 154,100, -12.9%;
    • Other long-haul: 391,100, +17.0%;
  • Cargo volume: 8196 tonnes, +5.0%;
  • Aircraft movements: 22,444, +3.7%. [more - original PR]

London Gatwick Airport: “While May has seen good growth in passenger numbers at Gatwick, this can be linked in the most part to the half-term holiday being in May this year rather than June and poor weather in the UK. June traffic growth month-to-date has been more subdued, returning to underlying trend," Nick Dunn, CFO. Source: Company statement, 11-Jun-2013.

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