11-Mar-2010 11:25 AM

London Heathrow Airport reports 5% rise in Feb-2010

UK’s BAA reports (10-Mar-2010) the following traffic highlights in Feb-2010:

  • Passenger Numbers: 7.1 million, +2.4% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 130,581 tonnes, +23.2%;
  • Aircraft movements: 67,509, -0.2%;
    • Heathrow: 35,061, +2.1%;
    • Stansted: 10,534, -1.0%. [more]

BAA: “Heathrow remains resilient and other airports are beginning to see encouraging signs. However traffic remains depressed, reflecting tough conditions in the economy generally and in aviation specifically,” Colin Matthews, Chief Executive Officer. Source: BAA, 10-Mar-2010.

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