Traffic levels at Europe's airports continues to rise, passenger numbers growing by an average of 6.1% in May compared with the same month a year ago.
London Stansted has been named in the top five of European airports registering the highest growth in direct flight connectivity over the past five years.
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 City Airport today revealed that it has just its experienced its busiest ever Bank Holiday weekend with 45,000 passengers passing through the gateway between May 25th and the 28th.
New long-haul flights – both domestic and international – combined with strong demand led to a 6% rise in passenger numbers at Oakland International Airport’s (OAK) this March.
London's Heathrow Airport experienced its busiest ever day for departures on March 30 when 136,000 passengers flew out of the UK hub.
ACI today confirmed that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) and Hong Kong (HKG) were the world's busiest passenger and cargo airports respectively in 2017.
Hamburg Airport today described 2017 as a "demanding and successful year", characterised by a healthy commercial result and strong passenger growth.
ACI World reports that global passenger traffic increased by 4.9% in January 2018 compared with the same month a year ago.