BBC News
11 June 2024

Heathrow has recorded its highest passenger total for a 12-month period.

The west London airport said 81.5m passengers travelled through its terminals in the year to the end of May, up from 71.6m during the previous year.

Double-digit year-on-year percentage growth in passengers was recorded for routes connecting Heathrow with other parts of the UK and Europe, as well as North America and the Asia/Pacific region.

The airport had its busiest-ever May with 7.2m passengers, compared with 6.7m in the same month last year.

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