London's Heathrow Airport experienced its busiest ever day for departures on March 30 when 136,000 passengers flew out of the UK hub.
Europe's airports enjoyed "a very good year" in 2017 with passenger numbers rising by an impressive 8.5% across the continent, according to the latest traffic figures from ACI Europe.
The planning process for Heathrow expansion is underway, with the airport today launching what is set to be one of the largest public consultations in the country’s history.
Heathrow (+3%), Los Angeles (+5%), Oslo (6.6%), Manchester (+8.5%), Glasgow (+5.8%) and Edinburgh (+14%) today unveiled record breaking traffic figures for 2017.
Heathrow has enjoyed its best ever month for cargo volumes since records began.
It appears to have been a very good summer for the UK's airports as London's Heathrow Airport has become the latest gateway to announce a record breaking August.
What airports do Hollywood film makers turn to most often when they want to feature an airport scene in their movies? See the infographic below for the answer.
Anyone who fancies buying some airport equipment or bit of memorabilia from Heathrow's former Terminal 1 are in luck as the bulk of the contents are now up for auction.