Heathrow passenger traffic falls 82% in March

Heathrow marked a year since the first Covid-19 lockdown with an 82.6% passenger slump.

The London hub reported a year-on-year fall in March to just 542,000 passengers.

Key transatlantic routes suffered one of the deepest declines at 92.7% over March 2020, just behind the 93.9% drop to Latin America.

Traffic to the European Union was down by 84% and almost 76% to Asia Pacific.

 The total number of aircraft movements dropped by 63.4% to less than 9,500 in the month.

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