12-Feb-2016 11:27 AM

London Heathrow Airport pax up 1% in Jan-2016, cargo up 3%

London Heathrow Airport passenger numbers - traffic highlights for Jan-2016:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.5 million, +1.0% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 119,214 tonnes, +2.9%;
  • Aircraft movements: 36,971, -0.4%. [more - original PR]

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: "With record passenger numbers and strong cargo volumes - it's been a great start to 2016 for the nation's largest port, Heathrow. With expansion, we'll open up 40 new trading links which will carry more British exports to the fastest growing markets in the world. We'll help the Government rebalance our economy and build a better Britain. The Prime Minister can say yest and we will deliver."

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