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14 August 2012
July 2012 traffic performance summary
Moving Annual Total
Total terminal passengers (000s)
UK + Channel Islands
Other long haul
Air transport movements
Cargo (metric tonnes)
Note: Origins and destinations are classified according to ultimate origin or destination of aircraft in the case of multi-sector flights.
Figures for the market sectors have been rounded. Totals as per traffic summary.
Commenting on Gatwick’s traffic report for July, Nick Dunn, Chief Financial Officer at Gatwick Airport said: “We saw only a marginal drop in passenger traffic in July compared to last year. This is in line with industry expectations where fewer Britons were predicted to travel abroad in favour of staying at home to soak up the Games. "It is also good to report another month of strong performance by our new carriers serving important high growth economies. They have helped boost growth to the Asian market by 9.2%”
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Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the busiest single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 180 destinations in 90 countries for around 34.2 million passengers a year on short- and long-haul point-to-point services. It is also a major economic driver for the South-East region, generating around 23,000 on-airport jobs and a further 13,000 jobs through related activities. The airport is 28 miles south of London with excellent public transport links, including the Gatwick Express. Gatwick Airport is owned by a group of international investment funds, of which Global Infrastructure Partners is the largest shareholder.
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