13 Sep 2007
Glasgow Prestwick Airport
Glasgow Prestwick handled 246,279 total passengers in August, an increase of 4% on last year.
This growth was largely driven by scheduled services to Riga and Derry, both introduced in the last year.
The airport handled 2,488 tonnes of freight in August, a slight increase on the prior year's 2,473 tonnes and 7% up on the July total of 2,327 tonnes.
Year to date freight volumes are 8% ahead of the prior year.
Kent International Airport
Kent International handled 867 tonnes of freight, which is 56% down on the prior year total. Produce imports continue to be volatile during the European summer period.
Flughafen Lübeck handled 64,701 passengers in August, a 3% improvement on August 2006. Year to date passenger numbers are down 11% year on year reflecting previous reductions in capacity.
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