Gatwick sees increase in passenger numbers in August

Figures recently released show Gatwick Airport handled 3,825,500 passengers in August, an increase of 132,500 when compared to August 2010.

Contributing to what was a 3.6% year on year increase was a massive 11.7% growth in European scheduled passengers. Northern Atlantic passenger numbers were up by 4.9%, although, other long-haul services saw passengers drop by 9.3%

In a rolling 12-month period – September 2010 to August 2011, passenger numbers increased by 4.6% when compared to September 2009 to August 2010 – great news for the new owners of Gatwick.

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