Heathrow Airport passenger numbers plunge 89% in January

"We need to see the flight plan for the safe restart of international travel as part of the prime minister's roadmap on 22 February," Heathrow's chief executive John Holland-Kaye said on Thursday.
Travelers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London.(AP)
Travelers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London.(AP)
Published on Feb 11, 2021 01:45 PM IST
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Heathrow Airport, Britain's busiest, said passenger numbers plunged 89% in January compared to the same month last year, and cargo volume fell 21%, as the aviation industry suffers in Britain's latest lockdown and from tighter border controls.

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"We need to see the flight plan for the safe restart of international travel as part of the prime minister's roadmap on 22 February," Heathrow's chief executive John Holland-Kaye said on Thursday.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.
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