Related Aberdeen Airport experiences passenger gro

first_img RelatedAberdeen Airport experiences passenger growthA high demand for flights from the UK in July has helped boost airline traffic this summer.NATS records airport traffic declineTraffic at UK airports declined 0.8 percent in August compared to the same month last year, new figures have revealed.NATS reports UK air traffic declineNATS reports UK air traffic decline The number of flights handled by air traffic control organisation Nats was ten percent lower in January 2009 compared to January 2008.A total of 167,322 flights were handled in UK airspace in January – a fall from January 2008’s figure of 185,885.Forecasters had expected a decrease because this January had an extra weekend day, with Saturdays and Sundays seeing fewer flights than weekdays.Commenting on the figure, a Nats statement said: “All centres and airports where Nats provides the service saw a reduction in traffic this January, with the domestic market down by 12 percent, transatlantic arrivals and departures down by 9.5 percent and ‘other’ arrivals and departures down by 10.1 percent.”Despite the declining figures, flights to Greece and Turkey reported growth of 19 and 3.7 percent respectively, with long-haul flights between Canada and Germany increasing by 11.9 percent.Short-haul flights between Ireland and France were also up, recording an increase of 12.4 percent.Nats announced last month that it had handled 2.4 million flights in 2008, a 1.5 percent decrease from 2007’s figure. ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Maplast_img read more