London Heathrow reaches 75 million passengers in 2015

London Heathrow reaches 75 million passengers in 2015

More people than ever chose London Heathrow Airport in 2105, with the location welcoming 75 million passengers in 2015.

The figure is a two per cent increase on 2014.

The airport also recorded strong financial performance in 2015, with revenue of £2,765 million, up 2.7 per cent, and EBITDA of £1,605 million, up three per cent.

Garuda Airlines also moved London services from Gatwick this year, following Vietnam Airlines and Air China. 

John Holland-Kaye, chief executive, Heathrow, said: “It’s been an excellent year for Heathrow.

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“As we approach our 70th anniversary, our colleagues are delivering the best service we’ve ever achieved to a record number of passengers.

“We’re also making strong progress on our environmental commitments by reducing emissions and noise, and another set of robust financial results underpins our plans to make Heathrow the most sustainable hub airport and the UK the best connected country in the world.”