Published on : Wednesday, June 14, 2017
London Stansted saw nearly 2.3 million passengers pass through the airport during May to set a new record high for the month, an increase of 7% over the same month in 2016 and beating the previous monthly high set just last year.
The most popular international markets during the period were Spain, Italy, Germany and Poland but the biggest year-on-year growth came from Denmark, Bulgaria and Cyprus.
In the 12 months ending May 2017, Stansted’s passenger numbers grew by 5.9% over the previous year with the moving annual total now standing at over 24.7 million.
Cargo volumes also reported strong growth during the period with nearly 23,000 tonnes passing through the specialist cargo facilities, an increase of nearly 11% over May last year. The annual total rose to over 256,000, up 3.8% over the previous 12 months.
Source:- London Stansted