London Heathrow Handles 6.6m Passengers in December

London Heathrow Handles 6.6m Passengers in December
Photo Credit: London Heathrow Airport.

London Heathrow has this week revealed the handling of 6.6m passengers in December, bringing their 2023 total to 79m passengers served.

The Winter month was very busy for the airport, as they averaged around 216,000 passengers per day throughout last month.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

London Heathrow Handles 6.6m Passengers in December…

London Heathrow Handles 6.6m Passengers in December
Photo Credit: London Heathrow Airport.


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The breakdown in passenger numbers for London Heathrow is as follows:

Terminal Passengers
 Dec 2023% ChangeJan to
Dec 2023
% ChangeJan 2023 to
Dec 2023
% Change
UK             35810.7           4,24326.4           4,24326.4
EU           2,11014.0         26,16022.8         26,16022.8
Non-EU Europe             48713.6           5,32919.8           5,32919.8
Africa             309-0.5           3,59925.0           3,59925.0
North America           1,61210.9         19,96129.6         19,96129.6
Latin America             1868.7           2,06519.8           2,06519.8
Middle East             7447.8           8,01815.4           8,01815.4
Asia / Pacific             89225.1           9,77776.2           9,77776.2
Total           6,69912.7         79,15228.5         79,15228.5

Commenting on these results was London Heathrow CEO Thomas Woldbye:

“As we move into the new year, I want to extend my sincere thanks to all our Team Heathrow colleagues and partners for their hard and successful work over the busy festive period, which went really well in terms of service and operations.”

“By ending 2023 on a high, a strong foundation is laid for 2024 during which Heathrow will continue to grow and to facilitate the UK’s potential for global growth.”

All eyes will be on how 2024 will go for the airport, as well as whether they can beat last year’s numbers comfortably or not.

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