Record start to the year for Heathrow

 

Passengers and trade flowing through Heathrow soared to record highs during the first quarter of the year.

 

Heathrow Airport saw a record 17.7 million passengers pass through its doors during the first quarter, a 3.1% rise on the previous year.

Lower operating costs per passenger and higher retail spending also resulted in strong revenue growth of 3.8% to £680m and increased adjusted EBITDA by 5.2% to £402m.

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “We’re delighted that passengers are choosing Heathrow in record numbers – it’s is a strong signal that we’re delivering value for money.

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