East Midlands Airport records busiest October in a decade

East Midlands Airport
East Midlands Airport © westbridgfordwire.com

East Midlands Airport experienced growing passenger numbers in October, as a busy summer season came to an end and the half-term getaway really took off.


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East Midlands Airport recorded its busiest October in ten years with numbers growing by 3.5% to nearly 480,000. Popular destinations included Amsterdam, the Balearics and Cancun in Mexico.

In cargo, East Midlands Airport, the country’s largest airport for freighter aircraft, grew 8.6% year on year while Manchester and London Stansted grew 3.6% and 3% respectively.

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