Full flights for Gatwick despite drop in traffic

first_img DESPITE an overall drop in passenger numbers during August, flights leaving Gatwick Airport were close to full after almost 90 per cent of available seats were taken.The latest traffic figures from Gatwick show that on average 87 per cent of available seats on flights leaving from the airport were full, marking a record high for the airport.Similarly, long haul flights departing from the Crawley based air hub reported that nearly 90 per cent of available seats were taken.Traffic to long haul destinations, excluding the North Atlantic, continued a year on year growth trend after increasing by 11.3 per cent during August.However, this comes despite a modest fall in the number of passengers using Gatwick for their travels.During August, 3.6m people flew through the airport, marking a 1.3 per cent decrease on the same month in 2009, when 3.7m passengers chose to fly out of Gatwick.Likewise, Gatwick said that over the last 12 months, it has seen a two per cent fall in the number of customers travelling through its doors. In the 12 months ending in August 31.5m people used Gatwick compared to 32.2m in 2009. Share More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com Full flights for Gatwick despite drop in traffic whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com Tuesday 14 September 2010 8:17 pmcenter_img whatsapp Tags: NULL KCS-content Show Comments ▼last_img

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