A record 80.9 million passengers (+1%) passed through London Heathrow in 2019 to cement its status among the top ten busiest airports in the world, while Munich enjoyed a healthy 4% rise in throughput when handling 47.9 million passengers.
Despite all the Brexit doom and gloom, London Heathrow’s passenger numbers continue to rise, climbing by 0.5% in March to 6.5 million passengers.
In a first for the UK aviation industry, Heathrow has today set out its plans to expand in a carbon neutral way.
An influx of tourists drawn to London by the recent Royal Wedding ensured that Heathrow enjoyed its busiest ever May, handling a record 6.7 million passengers (+3.1%) during the month.
London's Heathrow Airport experienced its busiest ever day for departures on March 30 when 136,000 passengers flew out of the UK hub.
Dixons Travel has announced plans to open five new stores in both Frankfurt and Düsseldorf airports by the end of 2018.
The value of air routes to China make the news today with Sydney Airport revealing that its new Zhengzhou service will pump A$60 million into the local economy and Heathow claiming that its direct flights to China add £510 million yearly to the UK's GDP.
Celebrity hairdresser, Bradley Smith, is to open the UK's first airport salon inside Heathrow Terminal 5.