- Passenger numbers: 6,345,900, +0.6%;
- Cargo volume: 121,135 tonnes, +1.7%;
- Aircraft movements: 39,616, -2.3%. [more - original PR]
According to airport operator BAA CEO Collin Matthews, "traffic to and from the BRIC economies, other than India, demonstrates the on-going importance of hub capacity to connect the UK to growth markets."