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Heathrow sees 7.75m passengers in July

Posted 12 August 2019 · Add Comment

Heathrow welcomed 7.75 million passengers in July, helping to maintain steady growth similar to 2018 numbers, having welcomed over 46 million passengers already this year, up 1.4% on the same time last year.



Above: Heathrow's Terminal 5.
Courtesy Heathrow


New flights to Newquay, Isle of Man and Guernsey announced this summer continue to boost domestic passenger numbers, up 3.6% this month. Africa saw the highest long-haul passenger growth, up 5.2%.

Over 130,000 metric tonnes of cargo, including vital pharmaceuticals, technical equipment and Scottish salmon, passed through Heathrow in July.

The airport has called on UN’s aviation body ICAO to set targets for the use of sustainable fuels in aviation and the government to invest some of the nearly £4 billion annual revenue raised from Air Passenger Duty to scale-up its production.

Heathrow launched a new bus and RailAir service from Guildford to Heathrow, adding to the range of public transport options available to passengers and colleagues to get to Heathrow by sustainable means. The new service has already taken hundreds of vehicles off the road since launching.


 

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