Busiest June on record for Edinburgh Airport

Published on : Tuesday, July 14, 2015

edinburgh airport logoOver one million passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport last month, making it the busiest June on record for the airport and its second busiest month ever.A total of 1,098,859 people arrived and departed Edinburgh Airport in June, an increase of 10.6% on June 2014 and the second consecutive million month this year with May also seeing over one million passengers.

 

 

June saw 475,977 domestic passengers travel through the airport – a 9.9% increase on June 2014 – thanks to the increased services to London with Ryanair, Flybe and BA Cityflyer.International passenger numbers saw an 11.1% boost on the same period last year with a total of 622,882 passengers travelling through the airport.

 

 

Increased services to Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Nice, Berlin and Madrid with easyJet helped boost the number of international passengers travelling, as did the increased flights to Dublin, Rome and Barcelona with Ryanair.

 

 

Long-haul routes to New York JFK with American Airlines, a new daily service to Doha with Qatar Airways and the launch of Etihad Airways’ new daily service to Abu Dhabi last month all contributed to the strong growth.Gordon Dewar, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Airport, said: “We had an incredibly busy month in June with more passengers travelling through than ever before. As the summer properly gets underway we’re anticipating our passenger numbers will continue to grow as people head off on the holidays.

 

Source:-Edinburgh Airport

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