London Gatwick celebrated its 60th month of consecutive growth in February as 3 million passengers (+0.7%) travelled through the UK gateway.
The Chinese are travelling abroad in bigger numbers than ever to celebrate their coming New Year, with daily international departures 11% up on a comparable period last year, according to latest figures from ForwardKeys.
Whilst the traditional summer months are becoming increasingly important for Chinese international travel, Chinese New Year is still a big sales opportunity for the duty free and travel retail channel, and this year is no exception, writes Simon Best.
A traditional Dragon Dance was arguably the highlight of yesterday's Chinese New Year celebrations at Dubai International Airport.
Le Clos has opened a fun, Chinese-inspired pop-up stand at Dubai International Airport to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Sydney Airport is pledging to celebrate Chinese New Year with a range of exciting in-terminal activities that will include "special performances, tailored retail offers and decorations to mark the Year of the Rooster".
Hong Kong International Airport has taken time out from its preprations for the Chinese New Year to announce a 1.8% upturn in passenger traffic during January 2015.