The London airport welcomed just 19.4 million passengers last year, less than one quarter of the figure seen in 2019 and below even 2020 levels.
New figures from Cirium have revealed a sharp contraction in the UK aviation sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of outbound flights fell by 71 per cent this year.
Heathrow has said passenger numbers were 60 per cent lower in November than before the Covid-19 pandemic. There was, however, an increase in numbers when compared to last year.
From today, Terminal 4 will act as a separate arrivals facility, keeping direct red list arrivals away from passengers in all other operational terminals.
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Heathrow has begun recruiting for over 600 new frontline roles as the restart of transatlantic travel and easing of international restrictions boosts confidence in the aviation sector.
Relaxation of travel rules ahead of half-term unleashed pent up demand in October, the airport said, with close to 100,000 travellers a day using the terminals.
Heathrow experienced its first full quarter of passenger growth since 2019 in the three months to September, underscoring strong pent-up demand for travel.
Heathrow Airport has extended its strategic partnership with air traffic services company, NATS. The extension will see the current contract run through to 2030.
Ahead of the COP26 summit in the UK, Heathrow urged the UK government to show leadership by putting the policies in place to scale up the production of sustainable aviation fuels.
The short flight - British Airways BA1476 from London Heathrow to Glasgow Airport - was powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel, provided by BP.