Heathrow traffic climbs as long haul flights rise

first_img Heathrow traffic climbs as long haul flights rise 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 PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesPeople-TodayWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This PhotoPeople-Today KCS-content Tags: NULL HEATHROW Airport posted record September traffic figures after 6.2m people used the UK hub, raising hopes of an air industry recovery.Passenger numbers at Heathrow were up by 7.6 per cent last month, marking the largest yearly increase since July 2004, according to airports operator BAA.Heathrow saw more passengers flying to Brazil, India, Russia and China compared with last year. Passengers flying to Brazil were up by almost a third to 31,546 compared with 2009, while flights to Russian destinations saw a 23.7 per cent rise in passenger numbers. North American destinations reported a 6.5 per cent rise in passengers, while 16.4 per cent more people flew to South America. European figures improved by 11.7 per cent. Colin Matthews, chief executive of BAA, said: “The growth reflects an improved outlook for our airline customers and an increase in business confidence.”BAA now owns six airports – Heathrow, Stansted, Southampton, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen – after it sold Gatwick for £1.5bn in December 2009 to US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners. whatsappcenter_img Show Comments ▼ Share whatsapp Monday 11 October 2010 8:43 pm More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comlast_img read more