Heathrow’s passenger numbers continued to climb in March, with over 6.5 million travellers passing by means of the airport.
The determine marked the 29th consecutive month of development for the south-east England airport.
Notable spikes within the earlier month included St Patricks and Mom’s Day, and counsel attitudes in direction of journey stay robust regardless of ongoing uncertainty round Brexit.
Heathrow chief govt, John Holland-Kaye, mentioned: “Regardless of Brexit uncertainty, Heathrow stays a brilliant gentle for the UK, with the position we play in holding individuals and merchandise transferring evident.
“Our new domestic connections will be pivotal in linking more regions and nations to global opportunities, benefiting all corners of this great country and we look forward to announcing many more of these as part of the expansion programme.”
Africa carried out particularly nicely over the previous month at Heathrow, with passenger numbers rising by 6.2 per cent in comparison with the identical time final yr.