New figures from Heathrow have revealed overall passenger numbers remained nearly 50 per cent down on pre-pandemic levels in February. However, outbound leisure demand is recovering strongly.
Heathrow Airport reported a loss of £1.8 billion last year, as passenger numbers fell to the lowest level since 1972. Just 19.4 million guests moved through the airport.
Demand to travel in January was weaker than expected, figures from Heathrow airport suggest, down by 56 per cent on pre-pandemic levels.
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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.
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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.