London Heathrow Airport pax down 4%, cargo down 1% in Jul-2012
- Passenger numbers: 6.6 million, -4.4% year-on-year;
- Cargo volume: 126,512 tonnes, -1.2%;
- Aircraft movements: 41,127, -1.1%.
According to BAA, domestic traffic at London Heathrow increased 1.2% year-on-year while European scheduled traffic, which were "significantly" affected by the Olympics, fell 6.6%. North Atlantic traffic remained almost unchanged (+0.1%), whilst other long-haul routes had a collective decline of 6.3%. Within that passenger numbers to and from India fell 11% but Brazil saw an increase of 15% and China +3.4%.