Heathrow soars higher and it continues to make records. About 6.11 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in November. It is a rise by 3.3 per cent. It is the first time that the passenger volumes in November exceeded the six million mark.
Competitive pricing saw passengers to and from North America growing by 5.8 per cent. Driven by new routes to Marrakech, the Seychelles and Durban, Africa saw the biggest percentage increase, by 10.2 per cent.
Over 150,000 metric tonnes of cargo travelled through Heathrow in November. The top players in this category were Brazil, China and Turkey.
As per John Holland-Kaye, Heathrow chief executive, record numbers of passengers are choosing Heathrow because of the outstanding service and better value that they provide.
Heathrow has set a record of 60.5 million passengers in the first nine months of 2018. It saw record total revenue increase by +2.3 per cent to £2,211 million in the first nine months of 2018.
Digital services and enhanced utilisation of spaces are some of the factors that helped Heathrow to reach for the sky.