New routes and fresh optimism have prompted robust growth in Africa’s international flight arrivals this year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys.
Close to 1.5 million passengers flew through London Luton Airport (LLA) in September, a rise of 6% on the same month a year ago.
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.
London Luton Airport enjoyed its busiest ever summer this year, handling a record 1.6 million passengers in August alone.
Dublin Airport continues to enjoy a good year, handling more than 20 million passengers in the first eight months of 2017.
New Zealand's Christchurch Airport has announced a 50% rise in its annual net profit on the back of record passenger numbers and strong property growth during its 2017 Financial Year.
Shannon Airport has welcomed the announcement by American Airlines to expand its Shannon to Philadelphia service in 2018, as the airline continues to build on the growing demand for flights between Shannon and its Philadelphia hub.